Porter accused of trying to knife friend to death

Accused of trying to stab his friend to death during a misunderstanding, a Port Kaituma man was yesterday remanded to prison.

Steven Belle, 21, of Waterfront, Port Kaituma was not required to plead to the charge over the attempted murder of Brandon Edwards when it was read to him by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court 1. On March 29, at Turn Basin at around 7:30pm, Belle and Edwards had been at a shop in Turn Basin, Port Kaituma when they had a misunderstanding. According to Prosecutor Michael Grant, Belle armed himself with a knife and dealt Edwards several stabs to the abdomen and quickly fled the scene afterwards.

An unconscious Edwards was picked up by patrons of the shop, rushed to the Port Kaituma Hospital and was …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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