Dominican Elijah Toulon was ordered to pay some $6,000 in fines and compensation, in the Magistrate’s Court in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), for criminal damage and wounding.
BVI News Online reported that Toulon and a Dominican woman were visiting the BVI. They got into a heated argument that turned into a fight.
Toulon injured the woman on her arm with a corkscrew, during the fight.
Observers reported the fight through the police emergency line. He was fined $2,000 for wounding the woman or two months’ imprisonment if it is not paid, when he appeared in court.
He was also ordered to pay $3,000 in compensation to the woman or serve six months in prison.
He was also fined $1,000 for damaging a window during the fight, and was ordered to pay the owner of the window $53.30.
In his defence, Toulon is reported to have claimed that the stabbing was an accident.
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