Buxton man charged over Ekereku wounding
A Buxton resident charged with wounding another man, was placed on bail yesterday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.
It is the police’s case that on 22 July at Ekereku Landing, in the Essequibo Magisterial District, Karamchand Seetal of 263 Company Road, Buxton East Coast Demerara unlawfully and maliciously wounded Donald Jackson also known as ‘Rastaman’.
An unrepresented Seetal pleaded not guilty to the charge, when it was read by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.
The Chief Magistrate subsequently granted the defendant $40,000 bail with no objection from Police Prosecutor Michael Grant. The matter was transferred to Kamarang Magistrate’s Court, where it will be called again on September 16 for the commencement of trial.