27-y-o Royston Evans of Charity Squatting Area, Essequibo Coast was handed in absentia; two years imprisonment for attempting to commit a felony (unlawful wounding), twelve months each for causing public terror and unlawful carrying of arms in a public place. He was also fined $10,000 for breach of curfew and $15,000 for use of indecent language or an alternative of two weeks imprisonment.
Evans was arrested on 27th November 2019 for the felony, causing public terror, and carrying an illegal gun charge which was committed on a Police Constable three days prior at Charity Ball Field.
In February 2020, he appeared before Magistrate Esther Sam at the Charity Magistrate’s Court and pleaded not guilty. He was then granted self-bail.
One year later, the case was called again at the Charity Magistrate’s Court before the same Magistrate, but this time, the Evans was not present in Court. Hence, the sentence was handed in absentia. Evans was also charged for using indecent language.