An afternoon of drinking which turned deadly has left one man dead and one before the court charged for murder.Twenty-two-year-old Eno Charles appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and was not allowed to plead to the indictable charge of unlawful killing.The charge against him alleged that on March 22, 2018, at Barima, North WestEno CharlesDistrict, Region One (Barima-Waini),he killed Lawrence Leon.Bail was objected to by Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield who told the court that in his bid to escape punishment, the accused attempted to cross the Venezuela boarder.As such, bail was denied and Charles was remanded to prison. He will return to court on May 21.According to reports, the men who are known to each other, were imbibing together when an argument broke out between them. As such Lawrence reportedly attacked Charles and attempted to injure him; however, Charles was able to arm himself, stabbing the now dead man.Both men were subsequently rushed to hospital but Lawrence later succumbed to his injuries.
Donegal protesters were among up to 500 activists from all over the country who attended a strategy meeting of the Campaign Against the Household and Water Tax in Dublin today.The meeting was convened to debate the campaign’s reaction to the property tax legislation.Among those at the meeting was Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle. He said the mood of the meeting was very strongly in favour of maintaining the boycott of the tax.The meeting heard that there are still some legal issues to be clarified about a boycott but the meeting was strongly in favour of the boycott continuing.A call was made for everyone one to support the day of protest on February 9th in Dublin to send a very clear message to the government of opposition to the tax.Speaking after the meeting Thomas Pringle TD said the group will stand firm. “It was good to see the resolve of activists all over the country including Donegal restating their commitment to opposing the tax and showing this government that we will not endorse their programme of austerity.”DONEGAL PROTESTERS VOW TO STAND STRONG AGAINST HOUSEHOLD AND WATER CHARGES was last modified: January 12th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HOUSEHOLD CHARGEprotestersThomas Pringle TDwater charge