DPP secures 36 convictions from 95 cases in 2013

The Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) won 36 convictions from the 95 cases that went to trial last year in the Hugh Court.

In a press statement issued on Friday, the DPP’s Chambers provided an in-depth breakdown of what occurred in the Demerara Assizes, the Berbice Assizes, the Essequibo Assizes, the Court of Appeal  and the Full Court for January to December, 2013.

It was stated that a total of 109 cases were disposed of in the High Court last year, the bulk of which were murder cases.

Of these cases, 95 received …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.