CCJ hears arguments on criminal conviction appeal at inaugural Guyana sitting

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), sitting for the first time in Guyana, yesterday heard arguments on an application for special leave to appeal a criminal conviction and will give its ruling later.

Hearing arguments in the case of Paul Lashley and John Campayne v Detective Corporal Winston Singh were CCJ President Sir Dennis Byron and other members of the court, Justice David Hayton, Justice Jacob Wit, Justice Winston Anderson and Justice Adrian Saunders.

The sitting, which is the first in Guyana, was held at the Guyana International Conference Centre at  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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