Man accused of attempted murder kept on remand – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password

Man accused of attempted murder kept on remand

A 25-year-old St George's man accused of an attempted gun murder will spend at least two more weeks in custody after his bail application was delayed because his lawyer is overseas.

Taaj Muhammad appeared in Magistrates' Court yesterday and explained Simone Smith-Bean, who represents him, was off the island. Senior magistrate Juan Wolffe adjourned the case until August 6.

It was alleged in Magistrates' Court on July 15 that Mr Muhammad attempted “unlawfully to cause the death of” Kenneth Wade on June 13.

He was also charged with using a firearm in an indictable offence.

Mr Muhammad faced alternative charges that he unlawfully shot Mr Wade “with intent to do him some grievous bodily harm” and that he used a firearm in an indictable offence — “the shooting with intent” of Mr Wade.

He did not enter a plea because the case must be heard in the Supreme Court.

It is The Royal Gazette's policy not to allow comments on stories regarding criminal court cases. This is to prevent any statements being published that may jeopardise the outcome of that case.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published July 24, 2020 at 9:00 am (Updated July 24, 2020 at 9:22 am)

Man accused of attempted murder kept on remand

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon