Another man on remand for attempted murder

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ANGUILLA – The Royal Anguilla Police Force (RAPF) on Saturday, May 7, arrested and charged 30-year-old Wingrove Carty of South Hill for attempted murder.

Carty is the second person charged with attempted murder as police continue their investigation into a shooting incident that occurred in Blowing Point on Friday, April 29, sometime around 8:00pm.

The alleged offender, who appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, May 9, charged with the offence, was remanded at Her Majesty’s Prison.

His matter is due back before the court on Monday, September 19.

The RAPF would like to remind the public that:

a) The defendant is entitled to a fair trial;

b) There is a presumption of innocence until proven guilty;

c)Nothing would be stated or published which would prejudice a fair trial taking place; and

d) Section 116(g) of the Criminal Code applies, and which provides for an offence in respect of any person who, while a judicial proceeding is pending, makes use of any speech or writing misrepresenting such proceeding or capable of prejudicing any person in favor of or against any parties to such proceeding, or calculated to lower the authority of any person before whom the proceeding is to be held.