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Man in court for wounding after hammer attack

A 34-year-old George Town man appeared in court today (27 November) for allegedly hitting another man on the head with a hammer.
Alain Martinez-Hernandez faced magistrate Valdis Foldats in Summary Court this morning charged with grievous bodily harm wounding.
The crown council did not provide a case file for the matter and he was granted $900 bail.
Mr. Martinez-Hernandez was arrested at a business place on Portland Road in George Town on Friday (24 November).
Police say just before 12pm that day they responded to a report of an altercation between two men known to each other. One of the men allegedly used a hammer to strike the other on the head. The victim was taken to the Cayman Islands hospital where he was treated and later released.
Mr Martinez-Hernandez returns to court 12 December.

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Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 18 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

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