[www.inewsguyana.com] – A taxi driver of South Ruimveldt, Georgetown was sentenced to one month imprisonment by City Magistrate Annette Singh for assaulting his reputed wife.
Delon Logan, 25, admitted to the court that on April 21, at Sun Flower Taxi Service, South Ruimveldt Park, Georgetown, he unlawfully assaulted Umadai Narine.
According to the prosecution, the couple was arguing since Logan was convinced that his wife was cheating on him. He became annoyed and dealt her two slaps, attempted to throw her over the veranda and asked her if she wanted to die. She became fearful and reported the matter to the Police. The court was also informed that Logan is a regular abuser.
In his defense, Logan told the court that he was very hurt since his wife was lying to him. He added he held onto her hand and when she resisted he “thumped” her.
The unrepresented man asserted he was only expressing himself and it was not anything serious. In addition to his jail sentence, the Magistrate also ordered that he undergo counseling.