Man jailed over death threat to ex

Magistrate Faith McGusty on Tuesday handed down a two-month prison sentence to Kerwin Baksh, after he admitted to threatening his former partner and her daughter.

Baksh, 29, was sentenced to two months imprisonment for using threatening language to address former partner Rhonda Phillips and two months imprisonment for the use of threatening behaviour towards her daughter, Miranda Taylor. He will, however, only spend two months in jail since the sentences will run concurrently.

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, the magistrate heard that Baksh had sometime in the past stabbed a relative of Phillips and Taylor.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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