Man remanded for hitting ‘child mother’ with hammer

first_imgA father of five was on Monday remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman slapped with three offences: discharging a loaded firearm, possession of ammunition and wounding.Marlon DominicForty-seven-year-old Marlon Dominic of Lot 73 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, denied that he used a hammer to hit his children’s mother, Samantha Ricky, to her face on July 6, 2018 at West Ruimveldt.On the same day at the same location, he reportedly discharged several rounds at Huran Medowzi with intent to maim, disfigure, disable, or to cause actual bodily harm to him.He also denied having a 9mm spent shell in his possession which was allegedly found when ranks swooped down to arrest him.In court on Monday, Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris disclosed that Ricky and Dominic were arguing when he picked up the hammer and struck her to her face, splitting her nose and seriously damaging her forehead.According to the Prosecutor, Dominic then proceeded to the home of Medowzi, who was asleep in a hammock and fired a shot in his direction.He then allegedly pointed the gun and ordered Medowzi not to move. However, according to the Prosecutor, a frightened Medowzi decided to run which prompted the defendant to fire several shots at him.The man hid in a clump of bushes and then proceeded to the Police Station when Dominic left to file a report.The prosecution’s application for bail to be denied was upheld and Dominic was remanded to prison. The case will continue on July 30, 2018.last_img

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