Labourer accused of trying to kill teen

September 25, 2023

Oraine Samuels, 31, otherwise called 'Bella', a labourer of Bariffe Hall, St Mary, has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in his community on September 19.

Reports from the Port Maria police are that about 1 p.m., the complainant was walking along a track when Samuels pounced upon her, offering to show her something on his phone. The complainant refused and was stabbed several time. She was discovered by residents and assisted to the hospital where she was treated.

Samuels was arrested by citizens and handed over to the police. He was subsequently charged. A court date for him is being finalised.

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