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Forde warned again to stay away from ex-girlfriend

COURT TODAY BLOCKA 22-year-old man who beat his former girlfriend on a City street just over a week ago, is likely to know his fate tomorrow after she attends court.

Anderson Ricardo Forde, of Lot 117 Lower Burney, St Michael, admitted assaulting the woman and occasioning her actual bodily harm on November 28.

He pleaded guilty today to the charge in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court and was granted $6 000 bail until tomorrow when he returns to court.

The court heard that on the date of the incident, the woman was standing along River Road, St Michael waiting for her husband, when someone came up from behind and grabbed her, throwing her to the ground.

According to evidence led by the prosecution, the assailant also began kicking and cuffing the complainant about the body. He then took away her cellular phone and threw it in a pool of water. When the woman finally recognised who it was, she slapped him in his chest and he left.

The complainant later told her husband about the incident and he advised her to report the matter to the police.

Today, Forde told Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant that he committed the offence.

“He has to keep away from the complainant,” the magistrate told Forde’s surety, as she explained that this is the second matter Forde has relating to the same complainant.

4 Responses to Forde warned again to stay away from ex-girlfriend

  1. Violeta Patricia Piggott
    Violeta Patricia Piggott December 10, 2015 at 7:32 am

    Stay away He ain’t hear dose words smh

  2. Roslyn Clarke
    Roslyn Clarke December 10, 2015 at 7:38 am

    Second attack on same person and he”s on bail! Next time he may just kill her

  3. Wendy Clarke
    Wendy Clarke December 10, 2015 at 7:51 am

    Mr Forde when she married someone else that was her indication to YOU that it’s over. So much for Barbados taking this Domestic violence issue seriously #smh

  4. Shonnie Smith
    Shonnie Smith December 10, 2015 at 8:03 am

    This is utter nonsense the court isn’t protecting her well she needs to protect herself


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