Arielle King, the caretaker accused of abusing 84-year-old Jasmine Hall, today pleaded not guilty to the charge of unlawful assault.
King, who was accompanied by her mother ,appeared before acting Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch at the District C Magistrate Court.
Birch adjourned the matter and ordered King, who remains on $3000 bail, to return to court on July 11.
During the hearing, Magistrate Birch issued a stern warning to all parties involved to desist from speaking to the media.
He warned that a violation of the order would result in the offending party being held in contempt of court.