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Price for Regular Gasoline and Kerosene Reduce

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    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 01:56
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    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 02:07
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    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 02:14
  • Preliminary Figures For Re-Registration Released

    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 02:22

policeYesterday the Preliminary Inquiry for a case of maim, got underway at the Orange Walk Magistrates Court. Reports are that on March 5th 2010, Alirio Guerra and one Gabriel Castillo got into a misunderstanding at a local establishment in Santa Cruz Village. During the argument Gabriel Castillo took out a shotgun and shot Alirio Guerra on the knee.

As a result Guerra was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital where his foot had to be amputated from his knee down. Following the incident Gabriel Castillo was arrested and charged for maim. At that time he was granted bail of $20,000 which he met.

During yesterdays P.I the prosecution called in 7 witnesses including three civilians, and two police scenes of crime personnel. After the witnesses took the stand and committed themselves to the trial, Magistrate Merlene Moody officially approved the matter to be sent to the Supreme Court to be dealt with at the Supreme Court’s Northern session scheduled for November 18th.

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