February 25, 2018

Man on G$40,000 bail for slapping pregnant ‘child mother’

Agowa Wellington was hauled before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday on an assault with intent to cause actual bodily harm charge.
The 47-year-old of Lot 110 North Sophia, Greater Georgetown, pleaded not guilty to the offence which stated on January 21, 2018, at about 17:00h an argument broke out between himself and the Virtual Complaint, Tamika Kennedy, who is the mother of his children.
It is alleged that the duo had an exchange of words over Wellington purchasing pampers for their child, after which, the visibly pregnant woman was dealt several slaps to the face.
Kennedy made a report to the Cummings Lodge Police station and Wellington was subsequently arrested. Wellington was granted G$15,000 bail on the verbal assault charge and G$25,000 bail for causing bodily harm.
He is also scheduled to appear in Court Nine on February 22.