Man who chopped friend to face jailed

first_imgA man who reportedly chopped his friend to the left side of his face when he was confronted about a stolen property was on Friday jailed for 24 months by City Magistrate Leron Daly.Neville Haynes admitted to carrying out the act on Colin Moore on April 27, 2018 following a heated argument at Longden Street, Georgetown.The court heard that on the day of the incident, the virtual complainant (VC) and Haynes, who are known to each other, along with a third person whose name was given as “Red Man”, were all conversing at a stall in the vicinity of America Street, Georgetown.The VC, who had his bicycle parked at the said stall, decided to take a nap, but upon waking noticed that his bicycle was missing along with Haynes and “Red Man”.He was able to catch up with “Red Man”, who informed him that Haynes had made off with his bicycle.Moore later confronted Haynes, which led to a heated argument. Haynes reportedly armed himself with a knife, chopping the VC to his face, causing him to receive some 27 stitches.When asked for an explanation by Magistrate Daly, Haynes simply replied, “That gon teach me not fuh thief from me friend.”As such, he was jailed for 24 months.last_img read more