Tunapuna man in court for beating woman with a fan

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    A 47-year-old Tunapuna man has been granted $10,000 bail after appearing in court charged with assault.

    Vijay Saith pleaded not guilty to Magistrate Nalini Singh who granted bail and postponed the matter to November 18th.

    Saith is accused of beating the victim about the head and upper body with a fan at their home on March 4th.

    According to the TTPS, when the fan broke, he allegedly took out the steel pole and continued hitting the victim about her body, causing pain and swelling.

    The victim filed a report at the Tunapuna Police Station on March 7th and was subsequently referred to the Gender Based Violence Unit, which laid the charge on September 6th.