Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Man charged for violent viral incident, as police speak on road rage

The Royal Barbados Police Force has made a breakthrough in a violent incident which was captured on video and became viral.

On Wednesday January 2, police responded to a report at Risk Road, Fitts Village, St. James, where Ramar Nurse, 22, was struck to the right side of his head with a piece of wood.

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On Sunday, January 6, police in the Northern Division arrested and charged 36-year-old Canute Hiran Ward of Dayrells Hill, Christ Church for the offence of Serious Bodily Harm.

He appeared at the Holetown Magistrates’ Court today, Monday January 7, before Magistrate Wanda Blair where he was not required to plead to the offence. 

He was remanded to HMP Dodds until Monday, February 1, when he is scheduled to reappear at the said court.

Acting Public Relations Officer with the Force, Station Sergeant Michael Blackman (ag) also provided the following road traffic reminder:

"The Royal Barbados Police Force wishes to remind the travelling public to exercise control during their commutes.

Don’t allow traffic problems, road rage or anger to take control and cause you to lose control. Plan ahead; allow time for delays during your journey and arrive at your destination safely."

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