A market vendor who is charged with malicious act has been sent to the St Giles mental hospital where he will undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Ram Chandra, 40 appeared in the magistrates court this morning this morning.
He will reappear in court on June 5.
Chandra is accused of trying to disturb the public peace by inciting hatred of any class of person.
It is alleged that Chandra made some comments about the Prime Minister, the military and the government.
Chandra is an outpatient of Saint Giles hospital.