“He had me in the gutter so I bite him on his eye because I was trying to get away,” were the words of man who pleaded guilty to an unlawful wounding charge.
Twenty-nine-year-old Mark Thompson appeared before Principal Magistrate Faith McGusty in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.
He pleaded guilty with explanation to the charge which stated that on November 22, 2019, at Bourda, Georgetown, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Roger Harmon, a security guard.
Thompson, in his explanation to the court stated,” Every time he see me picking up bottles around Bourda he always harassing and tormenting my soul. The day he throw me in the gutter and so I bite him on his eye.”
Facts presented by the court prosecutor stated that on the day in question, the victim was arresting the defendant for an offence committed and he bit him on his left side eyelid.
The matter was then reported and the defendant was later arrested and charged for the offence.
The Magistrate, after listening to both sides sentenced the defendant to three months behind bars.