CCJ affirms sentences of Guyanese felons

Two convicted Guyanese felons have failed in their last bid to secure freedom after their appeal of four-year sentences was thrown out by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in a press release yesterday said that the CCJ delivered a majority verdict and affirmed the 4-year jail sentences imposed on convicted felons Paul Lashley and John Campayne by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on December 28, 2012.

The State was represented by Sir Fenton Ramsahoye QC in Trinidad and Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Sonia Joseph at the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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