Prosecution closes case against woman accused of threatening PM’s son, fiancée

-defence points to discrepancies in witness’ testimony

The prosecution yesterday closed its case against Tenza Lane, who allegedly brandished a knife at the Prime Minister’s son and his fiancée, after three witnesses, including the young woman’s sister, testified against her.

Lane, 18, of 57 Roraima Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara was charged in late February with threatening behaviour towards Samuel Hinds Jnr and her sister and the man’s fiancée, Sonia Herbert. She was also charged with unlawfully assaulting Hinds.

Lane’s trial commenced earlier this week and had its third session yesterday, once more …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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