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The accused, Lyndon Bynoe.
The accused, Lyndon Bynoe.
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A 19-year-old Old Montrose resident will on March 7 be the subject of a preliminary inquiry into the wounding of a fellow villager, whose neck was slashed on June 20, 2021 — Father’s Day. 

On Monday, Lydon Bynoe, who is unemployed, appeared before the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court charged with wounding Roger Brazil, a 52-year-old tailor of the same address, by cutting him on his throat, left thumb, left index and left middle finger with a cutlass, with the intent to do so.

He was not required to plead to the indictable charge and Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett granted EC$6,000 bail and ordered Bynoe to have no contact with Brazil.

Bynoe is to report to the Central Police Station on Mondays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. and has to surrender his travel documents to the court. 

The matter was adjourned and transferred to the Serious Offences court for today (Tuesday).

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During today’s hearing, Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne set the date for the preliminary hearing. 

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