Thursday, April 25, 2013

Former PNM cabinet minister guilty of assault

Rennie Dumas
Former PNM Government Minister, Rennie Dumas, has been found guilty of assault charges arising out of an incident two years ago.

Senior Magistrate Nanette Forde-John handed down the verdict Wednesday in Scarborough. 

Dumas was charged with hitting a Trinidadian man, Roger Simon, also known as “Abdul Jabar”, in his face with a licensed firearm, knocking out several of Simon’s teeth.

The court found Dumas guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and common assault. Dumas is to reappear in court for sentencing on May 2.

Dumas is a former member of Parliament for Tobago East and served in the Manning Cabinet as Labour Minister.

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