(per press association. ) Ihybroargill, December 12. John Molonpy was sentenced to ten ynrs* for shooting at Dr Galbraltb. Ha pleaded guilty to shooting with intent to do grievous bodily barm. The evidence Indicated that prisoner bad an antipathy against the medfosl profession through a belief that he had been injured by an operation. The Judge, In passing sentence, laid he mutt assume the prisoner's sanitary, bnt he would call the attention of tbe Executive Government to the case m order that lnv.V.lß»tlon might be made fti to the sanity or otherwise of the accused. Alexander BfeKecele fi now tinder trial f of arson of • store at Poker&n. 3 ohn HoPhaill who had been arrested, bat not lndioted c Is one of the witnesses. MoKenile'i late partners swore that he proposed burning the store In order to seoure the Insuranos, and when the objection was m»de be said that better men than they were had done so,
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SUPREME COURT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2011, 12 December 1888
SUPREME COURT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2011, 12 December 1888
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