Women's Issues In Guyana


Three months for wounding wife

Posted in Crimes against Women by wiig on September 21, 2005
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Stabroek News – September 21, 2005

A man who was found guilty of wounding his reputed wife was last Friday sentenced to three months in prison by Magistrate Kim Kyte at the Kwakwani Magistrate’s court.

Carlyle Mentore was found guilty of unlawfully wounding Veronica Chappelle. Mentore had been on a bond for a similar offence when he wounded his reputed wife.It was alleged that on September 12 at Fadem Ville, Upper Berbice River, Mentore wounded Chappelle which resulted in her having lacerations to her forehead, right arm, back and bruising to her left eye. The matter was reported to the police and he was charged.

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