Mentally unstable man gets three years jail for wounding mother


A mentally unstable man was jailed for three months when he appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore charged for wounding his mother.

Timothy Johnson, 26, of 1946 North Ruimveldt, Georgetown pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read to him at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, earlier today (Wednesday).

The charge alleged that he attacked Arette Johnson and maliciously wounded her at the above mentioned address.

According to Prosecutor Simone Payne, the Virtual Complainant (VC) placed a glass with water above her door which fell and was broken when the accused entered the house on the day in question.

He reportedly took up a piece of the broken glass and attacked his mother cutting her a number of times on her neck after which he calmly retired to his bedroom.

The woman reported the matter to the East La Penitence Police Station and the defendant was arrested and charged.

When the Magistrate questioned the man as to why he attacked his mother, he questioned “Where is my mother? She with a man that is why I cut she neck. So I deh here because she she deh with a man”.

He was then jailed for the next three months.


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