Fisherman who stabbed friend during drinking spree charged, remanded

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A 25-year-old fisherman was on Friday remanded to prison by City Magistrate Leron Daly for stabbing his friend with a knife to the neck during a drinking spree.

Kevin Allicock of James Street, Albouystown, Georgetown pleaded not guilty to the charge which read that on April 17,2019 at Georgetown, he unlawfully wounded Joseph Barker with intent to maim, disfigure, or cause grievous bodily harm to him.

The victim’s father, who was present for the hearing, told the court that his son is still hospitalised, due to the injuries he received at the hands of Allicock.

According to reports, both parties live in the same village and are friends. However, on the day in question they were consuming alcohol together at a shop in Albouystown when it is alleged that Allicock pulled out a knife and stabbed Barker to his neck.

In injured man was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and his condition is listed as critical.

Magistrate Daly remanded the unrepresented man to prison until July 29,2019.

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