Man who lost right eye accuse police of destroying evidence; attacker granted bail

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The complainant, Lennox Williams. [iNews' Photo]
The complainant, Lennox Williams. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Fifty – year – old mason of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, charged with unlawful wounding was placed on $100,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Friday, March 21.

Orlando Carrington pleaded not guilty to the offence which alleged that on February 8 at North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Lennox Williams.

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant told the Court that both parties had a misunderstanding which led to a fight. He said the defendant picked up a broken piece of bottle and stabbed the virtual complainant (VC) in his right eye. Grant said he did not receive any medical report pertaining to the injuries the victim suffered.

Orlando Carrington. [iNews' Photo]
Orlando Carrington. [iNews’ Photo]
 

Carrington was represented by Attorney – at – Law, Patrice Henry who requested bail in a reasonable sum for his client.

The Complainant told the Court that he lost his right eye and alleged that two police officers destroyed the medical report. The Prosecutor did not object to the pretrial liberty of the defendant and the case was put off to April 23 for report and fixtures.

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