D’Urban Street man remanded for stabbing vendor

A 20-year-old mechanic was remanded to prison on Wednesday by Magistrate Faith McGusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for unlawful wounding.
Brandon Singh of Lot 88 D’Urban Street, Georgetown, plead not guilty to the charge, which stated that on May 11, 2019 at Merriman Mall, Bourda, Georgetown, he unlawfully wounded Roy Cummings.
The prosecution is contending that on May 11, 2019 at about 16:40h at Merriman Mall, the Virtual Complainant (VC) was standing at his business, which is located at the Mall, when he observed the defendant acting in a suspicious manner. According to the prosecution, the VC then approached Singh and told him about the way he was acting but he became annoyed.
One of the VC’s staff and the defendant, along with his friends, got into an argument after the men deliberately stepped on the items that were being sold by the VC. The defendant armed himself with a pair of scissors and stabbed the VC to the right side of his abdomen. Cummings was taken for medical attention and the matter was reported to the Police.
Police Prosecutor Annalisa Brummel objected to bail. In court on Wednesday, the VC informed the Magistrate that he has video footage of the defendant and his friends robbing Cubans among others passersby at the said Mall.
Magistrate McGusty upheld the request for bail to be refused. The man was remanded to prison and the case will continue on May 29.