Dion Mc Kenzie
FOR hitting a woman about the body, a 28-year-old man has been charged by police.
Dion Mc Kenzie, of Production Drive, Sea Lots, appeared virtually before Magistrate Jagroop in the Port-of-Spain Third Magistrate’s Court, on Monday.
He was granted bail in the sum of $50,000 with a surety. His matter was adjourned to February 22.
Police stated on Tuesday, the victim reported to the Gender-Based Violence Unit (GBVU) that on January 23, she was walking along the roadway at Production Avenue, Sea Lots, when she got into an argument with the man whom she knows.
During the altercation, the man allegedly hit her about the body several times, causing her to fall into a drain, where he continued his attack and then walked away.
The woman was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital and subsequently discharged.
Investigations were spearheaded by Supt Claire Guy-Alleyne and supervised by Inspector Lystra Bridglal. Mc Kenzie was charged by WPC Cox of the GBVU the following day.