WCB man jailed for seven days for beating woman

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A 21-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to one-week imprisonment after pleading guilty to assaulting a woman.

Narindra Sukhra of Number 7 Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB), appeared before Magistrate Peter Hugh at the Blairmont Magistrate’s Court. 

Sukhra pleaded guilty to the charge which stated that on December 3, 2021, at Number 7 Village, WCB, he unlawfully and maliciously assaulted a 19-year-old woman so as to cause her actual bodily harm.

The Police prosecutor told the court that on the day in question, at about 19:30 hrs, the woman and the man had a misunderstanding. 

Sukhra then began cuffing the woman in her face which resulted in her sustaining a swollen left eye.

The matter was reported to the Police and Sukhra was later arrested and charged. 

The Magistrate after listening to the facts sentenced Sukhra to serve time behind bars.

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