Jamaica Crime News, St Ann: A Chinese business operator who was arrested and charged by the police, after he reportedly stabbed one of his male customers, during a dispute at his business place in Browns Town, St Ann, on Friday, December 28, was granted bail when he appeared in the St Ann Parish Court on Wednesday, January 2.
The accused man, 32-year-old Oing Huang of a Brown’s Town address, and who was arrested on charges of Wounding with Intent, was granted bail in the sum of $ 250,000, with one or two sureties.
As part of his bail condition issued by Presiding Judge, Justice Michelle Salmon, Huang is to report to the Brown’s Town Police Station between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.
His bail was granted after his Attorney, Ernest Smith, related that his client was acting in self-defense.
Reports by the St Ann police are that about 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Huang was at his business place in Brown’s Town, when the man entered the establishment.
Minutes later, an argument developed between the Chinese businessman and the complainant.
A security guard at the supermarket intervened and escorted the man from the store.
Sometime later, the man returned to the supermarket and reportedly attacked the businessman, who reached for a knife and inflicted a stab wound to the stomach of his attacker.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded man was transported to hospital where he underwent surgery and was admitted.
The accused was then arrested and charged.