A fisherman, who allegedly stabbed his drinking buddy to the neck during a game involving knives, was today sentenced to two years in jail for the offence.

The sentencing was handed down by City Magistrate Rholdel Weever this morning.

Twenty-five-year-old Kevin Allicock of 32 James Street, Albouystown, had denied the change which stated that on April 17, 2019, at Georgetown, he unlawfully wounded Joseph Barker with the intent to maim, disfigure, or cause grievous bodily harm.

According to information, on the day in question, the men were at a shop consuming alcohol and playing a game with knives known as horseplay.

The court heard that while playing, Allicock picked up a knife from a table and stabbed his friend to the neck.

The injured man was taken to the hospital where he was treated and sent away.

The matter was then reported, an investigation was carried out, and Allicock was charged.


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