May 23, 2024



Linden man charged for wounding GDF rank

Joshua George

A resident of Block 22, Wismar Linden, was charged for unlawfully wounding Guyana Defence Force rank Selwyn Cummerbatch. Joshua George called Baby, a 26-year-old, Gold Miner of Lot 32 Block 22, Wismar Linden, appeared at the Linden Magistrate Court via Zoom before her Worship Ms Wanda Fortune, where the Indictable Charge was read to him. He was placed on $30,000 bail.

George was also charged for unlawfully wounding Terrence Collins on 27th March, 2021 at Block 22, Linden. The Summary Charge was also read to him and he pleaded not guilty and was placed on self recognisance. He will return to court on 30th, April, 2021.

Wounded- Selwyn Cummerbatch

On the day in question, the two GDF ranks were at a party at Block 22, Wismar, when they were attacked and beaten.
Cummerbatch was stabbed several times with a bottle about his body.