Women's Issues In Guyana

Man remanded for incest

Posted in Crimes against Women by wiig on April 19, 2008
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Kaieteur News – April 19, 2008

A 34-year-old man was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with two counts of incest.
The accused, Leroy Hosea, made his first appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Principal Magistrate Melissa Robertson-Ogle.

It is alleged that on February 5, last, Hosea, who is a chain saw operator, had carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old at Kumuni Creek, West Bank Demerara.

It is also alleged that some time between Thursday January 1, last, and January 31, last, he had carnal knowledge of the same female at Mabura. The charges were indictable and Hosea was not required to plea. The accused has been remanded to prison until his trial begins.

Hosea is expected to make his next court appearance at the Christianburg Magistrate’s then at the Wales Magistrate’s Courts on May 8.

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