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National Chess Coach walks out of court a free man

Wendell Meusa

National Chess Coach, Wendell Meusa walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court a free man after the woman who accused him of unlawfully assaulting her with intent to rob decided to no longer provide evidence in the case.

Shaleeza Mohamed informed the court, being presided over by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, that she did not want to proceed with the matter against the accused.

Mohamed was not required to pay costs for wasting the court’s time.

Meusa was on GUY$150,000 bail for the offence that he allegedly committed on June 15 at High Street, Georgetown. He had pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution’s case was that about 6:30 PM, Meusa and Mohammed were in a minibus when he demanded that the driver stop the passenger vehicle. She had claimed that on exiting the bus, he grabbed her bag and after she resisted he pulled out a cutlass from his waist and brandished it.

She then retaliated by kicking him out of the vehicle.