A judge denied bail today for a 23-year-old man accused of a knife attack in the Rogers Park neighborhood that blinded a woman Thursday morning.
Basil Mohandie appeared before Judge Laura Marie Sullivan, who denied bail for Mohanie, charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
The woman was stabbed in the eyes and face, and the tendons in both wrists were cut as well as a major artery in her leg, police said. She was attacked around 6:20 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of West Touhy Avenue.
Police said Mohandie, of the 6900 block of West Nelson Street, and the victim had met to talk Thursday morning.
The woman was listed in serious condition at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston after the attack.