first_imgA man, who allegedly wounded his neighbour, was remanded to prison on Tuesday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Forty-year-old Travis Garrett of Diamond Squatting Area, East Bank Demerara, was not required to plea to the indictable charge when he appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty.The charge stated that on July 24, 2019, at Grove, East Bank Demerara, with intent to commit murder, he wounded Ramchan Chunilall. In Court on Tuesday, the Virtual Complainant related that he did not wish to proceed with the matter.“I don’t want to carry this matter further, my wife is sick and I have little kids,” the VC told the Court. The VC, who had a visible scar on the side of his neck, further told the Magistrate “see if you could help them out”.Prosecutor Ceon Blackman informed the Court that Garrett offered the VC $300,000 settle the matter. The Prosecutor, nevertheless, objected to bail, pointing out the seriousness of the offence and the penalty it attracts. Garrett was remanded to prison and the case will continue on August 5.last_img

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