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The accused, Leisha Johnson, right, Paige Baptiste.
The accused, Leisha Johnson, right, Paige Baptiste.
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Police have arrested and jointly charged Paige Baptiste, 17, unemployed and Leisha Johnson, 20, unemployed, both of Greiggs with the offence of attempted murder.

Police are alleging that on Jan. 29, the accused women attempted to murder Z’Annie Charles, a 16-year-old student of the same address by chopping and stabbing her on her face with a cutlass and a knife.

The accused women appeared before the Serious Offences Court, on Monday, but were not required to plead to the indictable charge.

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The virtual complainant, Z’Annie Charles outside the Serious Offences Court on Monday. (iWN photo)

Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne granted the women $9,000 bail each with one surety.

They were further ordered to report to Biabou Police Station on Mondays and Thursdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and to observe a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew daily

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The court ordered that the women surrender their travel documents, and seek the permission of the court to leave the state.

Browne also ordered that stop notices be placed at ports of entry and exit.

The matter was adjourned to April 21, 2020, for a preliminary inquiry.

4 replies on “Greiggs duo on attempted murder charge over face-slashing”

  1. Some Vincentian lives are just stuck in the dark ages of the pages of history or imbued with the mentality of the rabid jungle. In other parts of the world, one would find young women of this age engaged in planning a path and expectation of a wonderful future in developing a career or even polishing their nails.

    Here in primitive SVG, however we have instead of “career planning” we find these young women, fighting one another with Cutlass and knife. This sure says something about us and tells us something as to where we Vincentians are on the scale of human and personal development.

    And phew, what a disgraceful bunch we are! Are these just a pair of lea ‘go beast? Made so through poor neglected and primitive upbringing?

  2. Well they face the courts!! So I hope they have learn that violence does not pay, however I wish if the families can settle their differences and come to a good financial settlement, so that they victim can feel a sense of relief and compensation,rather than sending them to prison, and the victim gets nothing.

  3. It occurs to me that some young women in SVG have very low self esteem. Instead of driving the boys crazy your seeking notoriety, a really a bad start ‘ladies’.

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