Prisoners charged for assaulting each other

first_imgGeorgetown Magistrate Faith McGusty on Tuesday, remanded two female prisoners for assaulting and wounding each other during an altercation at the East La Penitence Police Station Holding Centre.Savita Persaud, who is on remand for two counts of trafficking-in-person and Revelana Smith, who is also on remand on a charge of attempted murder, both denied assaulting each other.The charged against Persaud stated on April 23 at East La Penitence Police Station Holding Centre she unlawfully assaulted Smith, while Smith is accused of unlawfully wounding Persaud on the same day in question.The court heard that Smith attacked Persaud who retaliated and defended herself, however Smith in an explanation to the court stated that incident began at the New Amsterdam Prison but escalated while they were at the East La Penitence Police Station.Magistrate McGusty remanded Smith to prison while Persaud was granted $20,000, however, she still remains on remand for the trafficking charges. The cases will continue on June 24.Savita Persaud and Revelana Smithlast_img

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