Norton Street man charged for wounding football coach – granted $75,000 bail

Dwayne Abraham, 34, of Lot 43 Norton Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, yesterday pleaded not guilty to the charge of wounding when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan..
Dwayne Abraham
Dwayne Abraham

It is alleged that on February 28, 2016 at Norton Street, he unlawfully and maliciously inflicted grievous bodily harm upon Colin McNickle.

According to the prosecution, the Virtual Complainant (VC), who is a football coach, and the defendant are known to each other and are in a dispute over a plot of land.
On the day in question, the prosecution stated, the defendant approached the VC and dealt him several chops to his head and body, causing severe injuries.
A medical report on the injuries was presented to the Magistrate.
Police Prosecutor Deniro Jones had no objections to substantial bail and it was granted in the sum of $75,000.
The defendant was also placed on a bond to keep the peace for the duration of the trial. He was also ordered to stay 50 feet away from the VC.
The case will continue on April 13.


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