Technician slapped with attempted murder charge

first_imgA technician of D’Urban Backlands Squatting Area, Georgetown, was on Monday remanded to prison on an attempted murder charge.Accused: Himchan Kenswin (centre) being escorted by PoliceHimchan Kenswin was not allowed to plead to the indictable charge which stated that on April 14, 2018 at D’Urban Backlands he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Trevor Smith with intent to murder him.The prosecution is contending that following the incident the 22-year-old fled to the interior and was only captured on June 7, 2018.Reports are on the day of the incident, Smith reportedly requested that Kenswin move from the stairs of his home. The defendant allegedly refused, which prompted Smith to file a complaint with the Police.Upon Smith’s return, Kenswin confronted him about the Police report and allegedly dealt him several lashes to his head with a piece of wood.Smith was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was admitted with serious head injuries.Kenswin was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The case will continue on June 18, 2018.last_img read more