Joshua George, also known as “Baby”, from Block 22, Wismar, Linden, appeared almost at Linden Magistrates’ Court to answer two counts of unlawful wounding. One of the charges laid was indictable.

GDF Site: Selwyn Cumberbatch

The 26-year-old man was charged in violation of Section 50 of the Criminal Law (Crimes) Act Chapter 8:01. George, on March 27 at Block 22, Wismar, Linden, was alleged to be a GDF illegally wounded in the ranks of Selwyn Cumberbatch and Terrence Collins.
George, a miner, was arrested before Magistrate Wanda Fortune. He was placed on $ 30,000 bail on the indictable charge. On the summary charge, he pleaded not guilty and was released on self-bail.
Based on reports, the two GDF ranks were at a party where they engaged in a fight with George. During the suffering, George allegedly stabbed Cumberbatch and Collins several times for their bodies. The wounded soldiers were then rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex for treatment.
Following investigations, George was arrested and charged by Police.
The matter has been postponed until April 30.

Accused: Joshua George

Meanwhile, Humphrey Hope, 36, an Aroaima appliance operator, Upper Berbice River, was charged with abominably wounding Adolph Allicock.
He was charged in violation of Section 57 (a) of the Criminal Law (Crimes) Act Chapter 8:01.
Humphrey almost appeared at Linden Magistrates’ Court before a Fortune Magistrate where the indictable charge was read to him. He was released on $ 75,000 bail and the case was adjourned until May 21.

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