Accused in Ruby backdam rape found not guilty

A jury yesterday afternoon unanimously found Kelvin Lanferman not guilty of raping a woman.

After the jury’s verdict was announced, Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall, who presided over the trial at the High Court in Georgetown, informed Lanferman that he was free to go.

The visibly relieved man ran into the arms of his crying girlfriend after he exited the prisoner’s dock.

Lanferman was 27-years-old when he is alleged to have raped the woman, 21, on October 22, 2014 at Ruby Backdam, East Bank Essequibo.

Lanferman had ….