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St Ann students out on bond

Published:Friday | June 15, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The five male students of Aabuthnott Gallimore High School in St Ann who are charged with wounding with intent and assault occasioning actual bodily harm arising from the attack on a dean of discipline have been granted bail.

They were granted bail when they appeared yesterday in the Brown's Town Children's Court, St Ann.

The students who were in custody since May 2 were offered bail in the sum of $200,000 each with surety. A curfew order was imposed.

Attorney-at-law Oswest Senior Smith, who is representing two of the students, and attorney-at-law Courtney Foster, who is representing three of them, made the bail applications.

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Magistrate Calys Wiltshire heard the bail applications and ordered them to return to court on September 13.

The students were charged on May 3 after family members brought them in to the police.

The incident took place on April 27 on the school's premises where it is alleged the dean was mobbed by the students who resisted his instructions to leave the institution.

It was reported that the boys were on suspension and should not have been in school.

The dean sustained several injuries, including a broken leg and stab wounds to his upper body, and had to be hospitalised.

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