Venezuelan sisters remanded for attempted murder of girl, 16

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Four Venezuelan nationals who are sisters were remanded to prison on Tuesday by City Magistrate Clive Nurse for the attempted murder of a 16-year-old girl.

Evelyn Alfonso, 22, and Roxanna Alfonso, 20, along with their two younger siblings, 14 and 16, were not required to plea to the charge which alleged that on January 28, 2022, at Cummings Street, Georgetown, they attempted to murder the victim.

Evelyn and Roxanna were remanded to prison while their younger siblings were remanded to the Sophia Juvenile Holding Centre. The case is adjourned to February 11, 2022.

According to reports, on the day in question, at around 9:00hrs, the victim was at Cummings Street in the company of her aunt when she was confronted by the four accused.

The 14 and 16-year-old siblings were armed with knives while the others had bricks and used it to attack the victim and her aunt.

A scuffle ensued, during which the victim was stabbed to the neck by the two teen sisters.

The victim was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was admitted a patient; her condition is listed as serious but stable.

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