Rape convict files appeal at CCJ

  • Published on: Sep 25, 2021 - 3:44 AM
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Rape convict files appeal at CCJ …claims 23 years jailtime too severe The Guyana Court of Appeal having in January affirmed his conviction and sentence for rape, 29-year-old Calvin Ramcharran is now seeking to have both conviction and sentence quashed at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The regional court – Guyana’s final court of appeal – will hear arguments in the matter on October 12. In 2015, Ramcharran was tried by a jury for rape and assault causing actual bodily harm committed on a 20-year-old woman on July 23, 2012. He was sentenced to 23 years’ imprisonment on the rape charge, and five years’ impriso …
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