Neighbours granted bail for wounding each other over noise nuisance


Haslyn Richard (left) and Andre Moonsammy. [iNews' Photo]
Haslyn Richard (left) and Andre Moonsammy. [iNews’ Photo]
[] – Two men charged with unlawful wounding, committed on each other were placed on bail when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Friday (February 7) at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.

Andre Moonsammy, a contractor and Haslyn Richard, a taxi driver both of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown,  pleaded not guilty to separate charges which alleged that on January 15 at West Ruimveldt they unlawfully and maliciously wounded each other.

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant told the Court that both parties had a misunderstanding as it relates to noise nuisance by Moonsammy. He said an argument ensued between them during which Richard wounded Moonsammy with an ice pick. Moonsammy responded by stabbing Richard with a pen.

The Prosecutor had no objection to bail and the duo was ordered to return to Court on February 17.

Moonsammy posted $25,000 bailed while Richard also lodged $50,000.




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