Teen charged for attempting to kill labourer

first_imgThe 18-year-old who on Saturday last reportedly attacked and stabbed a 19-year-old labourer was on Wednesday charged and appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.Kenny Dass, of Lot 17 Lombard Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, was not allowed to plead to the indictable offence.It is being alleged that he attempted to murder Anthony Bartholomew of Lot 12 Drysdale Street, Charlestown.Reports are the two teenagers, who are known to each, had an argument on the day in question over a cellphone.A fight ensued, and Dass reportedly pulled out an ice pick and stabbed Bartholomew several times about his body.The injured teen was picked up and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he remained in critical condition.Dass, however, went to the Brickdam Police Station, where he reported the matter and was taken into Police custody.Magistrate McLennan ordered that the defendant be supervised by a probation officer until the completion of the trial. He was remanded to prison. The case will continue on June 25, 2018.last_img read more