Accused both deny rape, murder of nine-year-old Sade Stoby

-after no-case submissions overruled

The two men accused of raping and murdering nine-year-old Sade Stoby at Mocha yesterday led their defence after Justice Navindra Singh overruled no-case submissions made by their lawyers.

On Friday, November 2, 2007, Stoby left her school after it was dismissed but never arrived home. Two days later, her body was found a short distance away from her home in a drain at Sixth Field, Barnwell, Mocha, East Bank Demerara.

“I didn’t rape this girl and I didn’t murder her. I was forced to give a written statement,” Jevon Wharton, 23,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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