Taxi Service owner, employee charged with assault

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Proprietor of Crown’s Taxi Service, Nawaab Abdul.
Proprietor of Crown’s Taxi Service, Nawaab Abdul.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The owner of Crown’s Taxi Service and one of his employees both faced separate charges before Magistrate Ann McLennan when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, March 27.

Nawaab Abdul, the 48 – year – old proprietor of East Street, Alberttown, Georgetown, pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that on March 5, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded taxi driver Mark Allen.

Meanwhile, 32 – year – old Allen of D’Anrade Street, Newtown Kitty, Georgetown  was also slapped with two charges and pleaded not guilty to both, which detailed that on the same day he also unlawfully and maliciously wounded Abdul.

Particulars of the second charge detailed that on March 5 at the same place, he damaged one pair of spectacle valued $45,000, property of Abdul.

Police Prosecutor Dinero Jones did not object to bail for neither of the defendants. He said the incident involving both parties stemmed from a misunderstanding the prior day.

Attorney- at – Law Paul Braam represented Abdul while Attorney-at-Law Kendace Rodney represented Allen. Both counsel requested bail in a reasonable sum for their client.

Taxi driver Mark Allen.
Taxi driver Mark Allen.

Allen was ordered to post surety in the sum of $60,000 and Abdul was also placed on $40,000 bail.

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