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Nurse charged with punching conductress in stomach

After refusing to pay $20 increase in minibus fare…

Written by Nathalene DeFreitas
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 23:03
Nurse charged with punching conductress in stomach
A NURSE from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) who refused to pay the ‘increase’ in minibus fare, yesterday appeared in court for allegedly assaulting the conductress of the minibus. The case was called before Acting Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry and particulars of the offence stated that Marcilla Sancho (no address given), unlawfully assaulted Bibi Alli on March 30.She pleaded not guilty and was represented by Attorney-at-law Mr. Satyesh Kissoon who made a bail application.The lawyer informed the court that his client was in a minibus and the virtual complainant was the conductress. He said the virtual complainant began to abuse his client compelling her to pay an extra $20.Kissoon said his client refused to pay the money. The virtual complainant is claiming that Sancho punched her in the stomach. …