[www.inewsguyana.com] – A couple appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman for assaulting each other. Thirty – six – year old Shafrona Yusuf and 31 – year – old Brandon Williams, both of High Street Georgetown pleaded guilty to the charge.
According to the prosecution’s case, on October 28, at about 22:30 hours the woman came home from work and told her boyfriend that she made a call to a female whose number was registered to his phone and he in return told her that it was a friend.
An argument ensued between the two and they started pushing each other during which the woman took a mirror and lashed the man about his body. The court also heard that the woman also took a PVC pipe and dealt him several lashes.
According to the Prosecutor, the man pushed the woman to the ground and choked her. Since both parties are willing to end the matter, the Magistrate ordered that they seek counseling and fined the couple $20,000 each or an alternative of six months in jail. [Royan Abrams]