Cadet Officer charged with shooting boy in mouth

- accused of attempt to alter station records

Franz Paul, the Cadet Officer accused of shooting 15-year-old Alex Griffith in the mouth, is now a prisoner on remand after he was formally charged with the crime and refused bail.

Paul, who was said to have been personally investigating the robbery of his sister at the time he picked up Griffith for questioning, was charged yesterday with discharging a loaded firearm at the teen, with intent to maim, disfigure or cause bodily harm, to which he pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

He also pleaded not guilty to charges of inflicting grievous bodily harm, unlawful assault and attempting to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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