Woman tells court abusive partner made her hit him

A woman accused of assaulting her partner after being egged on by the man was yesterday released on bail when she appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

Elizabeth Ramnarine, of 306 Independence Boulevard, denied that she unlawfully assaulted Johan Craigen, her partner of nine months, when the charge was read by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

According to Prosecutor Bharat Mangru, on May 1, at about 12:00 hrs, the couple became embroiled in an argument during which Ramnarine slapped and cuffed Craigen  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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