Food brawl lands man in jail

first_imgPatrick Sultan was jailed for 18 months after he pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful wounding, stemming from a brawl over food.The charge which was read by presiding Magistrate Leron Daly, alleged that the accused on May 25, 2017, at James and Brent Streets, Albouystown, Georgetown, unlawfully and maliciously inflicted grievous bodily harm to the person of Rickson Munroe.Munroe made an appearance before the court with his left arm in a cast as Sultan explained his version of the incident, in a feeble attempt to defend his actions. He argued that he entered “a yard” to get some food when he was accosted by the VC who hit him, thereby provoking him.The defendant related that he then proceeded to grab his chopper and dealt the VC chops to the arm.Magistrate Daly after listening to his version of the incident then passed her ruling, sentencing him to 18 months behind bars to which Sultan responded, “that is reasonable”.last_img read more

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