Women face court for assault, abusive language

first_imgA 45-year-old vendor and a teen were on Monday granted bail by Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after they were both slapped with charges of assault and abusive language.Shontel Williams, of Lot 11 A Public Road, Kitty, Georgetown, admitted that on October 23, 2018 at Lombard Street, Georgetown, she unlawfully assaulted Tiffany Hamilton. Another charge stated that on the said date and location, she made use of abusive language towards Hamilton.Meanwhile, the 19-year-old Hamilton, of Lot 1120 B Field, Sophia, was charged for unlawfully assaulting Williams with intent to cause her actual bodily harm and using abusive language towards her, on the aforementioned date and location.Hamilton denied both charges.Williams, in an explanation to the court, said that she did not assault nor used abusive language towards Hamilton. After listening to her explanation Magistrate Latchman entered a not-guilty plea on her behalf.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris made no objections to bail being granted.Both Williams and Hamilton were granted $50,000 bail. The cases will continue on November 9, 2018.last_img