A man of Sophia, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Faith Mcgusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with unlawful assault.It was alleged that on Tuesday 11 October 2016 at Sophia he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Funder Luke with intent to maim, disfigure and disable.Lennox Toppin, 49, pleaded not guilty to the charge.Toppin who was unrepresented, pleaded with the Magistrate for bail since he is unemployed.The Magistrate granted the defendant bail in the sum of $25,000, however the defendant made it known to the Court that he is unable to pay the bail. He further requested reduced bail amount, which was denied as the Magistrate stated that bail is maintained, considering the offence.Toppin is scheduled to make his next court appearance on 20 October 2016.
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