Convict appeals ‘excessive’ sentence for murder of GTM executive

Bert Whyte

Jailed for 57 years for the murder of GTM executive Bert Whyte, Clive Knights has filed an appeal with the Guyana Court of Appeal, arguing that the sentence imposed upon him by Justice Navindra Singh was excessive.

In his notice of appeal, Knights indicates that he will be adding additional grounds at the hearing of the appeal.

When the matter came up yesterday, however, acting Chancellor Yonette Cummings-Edwards had to adjourn the proceedings so that the court could make efforts to secure an attorney for Knights, who indicated that he lacks the financial means to so do himself…..

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