One year jail for police station escapee

Lennox Cort, a detainee who was recaptured after escaping from the Providence Police Station on Monday, was yesterday sentenced to a year imprisonment for the crime.

Cort, 29 and a father of three, had been arrested and placed in police custody after being charged with unlawfully wounding another man.

Before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court One yesterday, the man pleaded guilty to the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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