Convicted sitter released

-GHRA urges independent probe of sentencing

Fatima Martin was yesterday released from prison after being sentenced to five years for assaulting a one-year-old baby under her care.

As Martin now awaits the outcome of the appeal of the sentence, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) called for an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding her sentencing.

The 19-year-old babysitter was released sometime after 6 pm and carried away by …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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