Attempted Murder Accused, Malvern Nigel James of Sea View Farm was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison on Wednesday.
James appeared in the All Saints Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Emanuel, Charged with the Attempted Murder of 51yrs-old Glenmore Hughes, also of Seaview Farm. His committal date is set for May 10th 2017.
He is alleged to have struck Hughes in his head during an altercation on February 10th at Seaview Farm. Hughes is still a patient in the Intensive Care Unit at the Mount St. Johns Medical Center. Police are currently conducting further investigations into the matter.
Meanwhile, well-known felon, Seth Clarke of Bathlodge was sentenced to 14 months at Her Majesty’s Prison on Wednesday. He appeared before Magistrate Clarke in the St. Johns Magistrate’s Court charged with three counts of Assault with Intent to do Grievous Bodily Harm.
He pleaded guilty to all charges and was convicted and sentenced to one year on one count, and 14 months each on the other counts. His sentences are to run concurrently.
The Court heard that on the morning of November 16th 2016, Clarke was spotted by the police in the Ottos area dressed in all dark clothing with a bag and acting suspicious. He was pursued by the police and in the process of apprehending him he armed himself with a cutlass and launched an attack at the officers.
He was shot in the process and taken to the hospital, where he was treated and discharged.