Venezuelan remanded for stabbing Region 1 man

first_imgA Venezuelan man was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged for unlawful wounding.Alpidio Gozman, 50, is accused of stabbing Jose Dia during an altercation, which occurred on September 22, 2018.Gozman was not required to plead to the indictable charge which stated that on September 22, 2018 at Port Morawhana, North West District, Region One (Barima-Waini) he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Jose Dia with intent to maim, disfigure, and cause grievously bodily harm.According to the prosecutor, Gozman and the Virtual Complainant (VC) were involved in a heated argument when the defendant armed himself with a knife and dealt the VC several stabs about his body, including to his abdomen. The VC was rushed to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital where he received medical attention. The matter was reported to the Mabaruma Police Station and the Venezuelan was arrested and charged.Chief Magistrate McLennan remanded Gozman to prison until November 19, 2018. The case was transferred to the Mabaruma Magistrate’s Court.last_img read more