From the Courts
March 16, 2018
Magistrate to revisit bail for teen charged with attempted murder

A teenager on an attempted murder charge will reappear before the Serious Offences Court today to revisit the question of bail.

Kesean Caine, 18 years, was charged before the court last Friday with attempting to murder one Nichron Andrews in Diamonds on March 7.

The charge was laid indictably against him and he was not required to enter a plea.

However, prosecutor Adolphus Delplesche objected to bail for Caine, based on the condition of the victim in the matter, and Caine was remanded into custody.

Delplesche informed the court that Andrews was warded at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) in the male surgical ward and was about to undergo surgery.

He stated that the medical report indicated that there was a large laceration to the head, seemingly inflicted by use of a cutlass and “profuse bleeding is noted.”

He stated that they were praying that the victim ‘comes through’ and that a more serious charge would not have to be placed.

Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias denied bail to the defendant, who at first did not understand the meaning of ‘deteriorate’ when it was explained that he would be remanded until they (the court) was certain of the victim’s condition.

Bail is to be revisited today after a further report from the hospital is given.