An unemployed Brady Ghut woman who allegedly assaulted and injured two women was granted $20,000 bail when she appeared before Magistrate Shawn Innocent on Wednesday.
Charged with two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm is 27-year-old Seanna Jack. She pleaded not guilty to both charges.
She was granted bail in the sum of $10,000 per charge. Of that bail amount, $1,000 is to be paid in cash for each charge. Effectively, she would pay a total of a $2,000 cash component and $18,000 signed bail.
First alleged offence
The court heard that on June 17 last year, she allegedly battered another female at a well-known nightclub in Baugher’s Bay.
It is alleged that the reported female victim was with a male friend at the location when Jack began to instigate trouble with the couple.
They allegedly ignored the accused woman and started making their way out of the club when the accused began pulling on the man’s arms.
The other female intervened and an altercation ensued between the two females. The court heard that the accused woman punched the female in the nose and about her body.
The reported female victim had to receive sutures for her nose injury, the court heard. The matter was subsequently reported to the police who then charged Jack.
Second alleged offence
The court heard that on Valentine’s day this year, another woman was at a bar in Fat Hogs Bay when Jack entered with a male companion.
An argument ensued between the two women who were mutual acquaintances with the male companion. The argument escalated into a physical altercation, at which time, Jack allegedly kicked, grabbed and punched the female until she fell unconscious.
The battered woman reportedly suffered swelling to her head and was brought to the hospital for medical attention. A report was made to the police who subsequently charged Jack for the second time.
Attorney at law Ruthilia Maximea represents the accused. Her matter was adjourned to February 19 for trial.
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