Man granted bail on assault charge

first_imgCharged: Ronald SeecharanThirty-four-year-old Ronald Seecharan on Monday appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to the charge of unlawful assault.Seecharan, a mechanic who resides at Number 4 Village, West Coast Berbice, pled not guilty to the charge which stated that on March 29, 2019, at Aranka, Aranga Junction, he maliciously assaulted Lester McKenzie, causing him to be hospitalised.It was alleged that on the day in question, the two men were involved in a heated argument. It was during the argument that Seecharan armed himself with a cutlass and dealt the virtual complainant several chops about his body.Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield did not object to bail being granted, provided that is under the condition that the accused report to the Aranka Police Station on Friday.Bail was granted in the sum of $70,000 and the matter was transferred to the Bartica Magistrate’s Court for April 11, 2019.last_img read more