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Student charged with causing grievious bodily harm to classmate

Student charged with causing grievious bodily harm to classmate

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The student who is alleged to have partially blinded his classmate, after punching her repeatedly in the eye, has been placed on a dusk to dawn curfew.{{more}}

Ottley Hall resident Akeem Martin, 17, appeared at the Serious Offences Court on Monday and was charged with causing grievous bodily harm to Mellisa McFee, 16, a student of Largo Heights.

Martin, a student of the Dr JP Eustace Memorial Secondary School was not allowed to enter a plea to the charge which was laid as an indictable offence.

Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias set the third former’s bail at $5,000, with one surety. The teenager was also placed on a 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. curfew and was ordered to have no contact with McFee.

On October, 28, 2014, it is alleged that McFee was involved in an altercation with her classmate Martin, when it is alleged that he punched her repeatedly in the right eye.

The girl was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH), but lost sight in the eye.

The matter has been a adjourned for a prelininary inquiry hearing on February 20, 2015.(KW)

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