Miner charged for attempting to kill brother

first_imgA 25-year-old miner was on Monday hauled before the Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and charged with attempting to kill his brother with an arrow and bow after his brother threw alcohol in their mother’s face.Young Williams was not required to plea to the indictable charge when he made his appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Monday.It is alleged that on January 26, 2019, at Waramadong Village, Upper Mazaruni, he wounded Jamal Williams with intent to commit murder.According to Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield, on January 26 the accused along with his other brothers were at their mother’s home imbibing when the accused threw alcohol in their mother’s face.Prosecutor Mansfield informed the court that a fight ensued between the brothers and the accused left the Waramadong home. He subsequently returned with an arrow and bow and shot his brother to his chest.Further, the prosecution is contending that the victim is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital. The prosecutor asked for bail to be refused. The prosecution’s submissions were upheld by the Magistrate. The case will continue on March 19, 2019, at the Kamarang Magistrate’s Court.last_img read more