A St Catherine man is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to using a hammer to strike his lover, Sashanie Valentine, in the back of her head.
Christopher Harrison pleaded guilty in the St Catherine Parish Court to charges of unlawful and malicious wounding.
“Your Honour, mi guilty wid explanation,” Harrison declared.
“Yu see, every time mi ago work mi dawta and son always ah say she a carry in man pan mi bed. Mi wuk hard fi provide fi mi family and ah dat she do,” he said, trying to justify his action.
The court heard that a section of the woman’s head became swollen as a result of being struck February 1.
Harrison is to be sentenced April 19. As a result, Senior Parish Judge Tara Reid-Carr ordered the taking of Harrison’s fingerprints and a social enquiry report into his background.