Two brothers, Patrick Bucknor who is the complainant and Edward Bucknor who is the defendant yesterday made their first appearance before Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court N0.2 to hear an alleged case of threaten to kill and other related offenses.
The complainant, Patrick Bucknor in his evidence in chief told the court that he resides in the same compound at No.34 Charles Street with the defendant who happen to be his elder brother Edward Bucknor.
He added that between November last year and May this year his daughter gave him a piece of information which she acted upon. Patrick Bucknor went on to say that his elder brother the defendant went and threaten that as he had stabbed him before but this time he will ensure that he stabbed him to death and the defendant hit him on his face, jaw and push him to the ground that nearly cost his life. The complainant in another occasion in his presence threatens to kill his daughter and wife and he went and reported the matter.
This matter will come up again next week for continuation
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