Court News

 

court.jpg23 year old Lufus Shoraindo, tried to steal a bicycle the virtual complainant was riding in virgin lane, but when she resisted he used a wrench to beat her.

Although the defendant fought Mr. Shoraindo off, she received a blow to the head and had to seek medical attention for.

A report was made to the police and the defendant was arrested.

Before handing down the sentence, magistrate Baptiste told Mr. Shoraindo that is not the way a 23 year old should behave, and he should leave this kind of behavior for 3 and 4 years old to fight for what is not their own.

She also pointed out that he could have killed the mother, who has a 3 week old baby to take care of.

On the charge of wounding he was fined $1500 to be paid by December 31st, 2012 or in default sentenced to 8 months imprisonment, and compensation of $300 to be paid by July 30th 2012, or in default sentenced to 4 months imprisonment.

For the charge of attempted robbery he was fined $750, which in default will be sentenced to 5 months imprisonment.

However he received an 18 month suspended sentence.

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