Security Guard guilty of stabbing man; jailed for 60 months

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Jermaine McRae
Jermaine McRae

[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 28 – year – old security guard of West Ruimveldt, Georgetwon, was today sentenced to 60 months imprisonment on a felonious wounding charge.

Jermaine McRae was found guilty as charged for the offence after a trial before Magistrate Judy Latchman.

The Court heard that in November 2013 at West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Troy Carrington with intent to maim, disfigure or cause harm.

The facts stated that on the day in question around 16 hours, McRae stabbed Carrington, who became unconscious. He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he regained consciousness.

Based on the evidence before the Court, Magistrate Latchman informed the defendant that she considered all the mitigating factors, which included the time he spent on remand for the matter, the fact that he was armed and the victim was injured.

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