Man accused of stabbing his brother in Benowa refused bail

A MAN accused of stabbing his brother multiple times during a disturbance in Benowa overnight has been refused bail.

Scores of police swooped on an Inveray Avenue home just before 10pm on Wednesday following reports a man armed with a knife was causing a violent disturbance.

Officers locked-down several surrounding streets as they investigated the situation, however the 43-year-old suspect managed to flee the scene on foot.


He was spotted a short time later by a security guard running towards the Pindara Hospital on Carrara Street.

Gregory Kelso was arrested near the Benowa Gardens Shopping Centre around 10.40pm and charged with unlawful wounding.

It is alleged he lunged at his 47-year-old brother three times with the knife, causing gashes on his face.

The victim was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition where he is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery last night.

Kelso’s bail application was rejected in the Southport Magistrates Court today due to his history of violent offences. He will return to court on April 23.