A fireman has been sentenced to two months’ hard labour after pleading guilty to the charges of threats to kill and assault by beating. He appeared before Magistrate Bailey at the Siparia Magistrates’ Court today.
According to police reports, around 2:15 pm on June 22nd, a report of Domestic Violence was made to the Oropouche Police Station.

As a result, officers of the Gender-Based Violence Unit (GBVU) proceeded to Rousillac. On arrival PC Ramdath met a woman who told him that, she and Dave Ramnath had an argument over housework, which escalated and he dealt her a blow to her head and made threats to chop her. She became fearful for her life. PC Ramdath then informed the accused of the offence of assault by beating and threats to kill, cautioned him in accordance with the Judges Rule II and he remained silent.

The accused was then conveyed to the La Brea Police Station, where PC Ramdath conducted further enquiries into the matter and a statement was recorded from the victim, and a medical certificate obtained on the woman’s behalf. Enquiries were Spearheaded by Superintendent (Ag) Claire Guy-Alleyne and supervised by Inspector (Ag) Clarke.