Mahaut Resident Denied Bail

DENIEDMahaut resident Mr. Rob Bertrand was denied bail, when he faced Roseau Magistrate Candia George on Thursday April 25th.

Mr. Bertrand who was slapped with the charge of grievous bodily harm was not required to plea as this is an indictable offence.

Indictable meaning – rendering the person who commits it liable to be charged with a serious crime that warrants a trial by jury.

It is reported that he allegedly wounded Mr.  Gibbs Carbon in Mahaut on April 21st 2013.

Police Prosecutor Inspector Innocent Toussaint objected to bail on the condition that, Mr. Bertrand was on bail for a similar offence when he allegedly committed the act.

He also objected to bail stating, since the incident, the victim – Mr. Carbon has been a patient at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

Inspector Toussaint also told the Court that, Mr. Carbon is expected to be flown out to Martinique in the next few days for further medical attention.

The trial has been set for August 1st 2013 at St. Joseph.

Mr. Bertrand is represented by attorney Dave Bruney.

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