Guyanese cricketer charged for assaulting Police Officer

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedSenior Policeman charged with sexual assault; granted bailNovember 17, 2015In “Crime”T&T cricketer, footballer in court on three chargesMarch 30, 2016In “latest news”Prison Officer remanded for alleged assault of CopOctober 16, 2017In “Court” Guyanese cricketer, Christopher Barnwell was earlier today slapped with an assault charge when appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.The 32-year-old cricketer appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs and pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on March 23, 2019, he assaulted Police officer, Trevor Ben at Thomas Lands, Georgetown during a cricket match.Christopher BarnwellBased on reports received, the two men were engaged in a heated argument which escalated into a scuffle. It was at this time, Barnwell allegedly pushed Ben to the ground.Persons intervened and the matter was reported to the Police. After an investigation, the assault charge was instituted against the cricketer.He was granted bail in the sum of $30,000 and the matter was adjourned for August 19.

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