Constables get 25-year sentence for rape of woman who went

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Constables get 25-year sentence for rape of woman who went Two former police constables were on Thursday sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for raping a woman on New Year’s Day 2018 when she went to report a matter at the Turkeyen Police Station, East Coast Demerara. Delon Chapman, 29, and Leon Ashby, 35, were sentenced by Justice Jo-Ann Barlow at the Demerara High Court. Last month, a 12-member jury found the ex-cops guilty. During the sentencing hearing on Thursday, State prosecutor Sarah Martin asked the court to consider the nature and gravity of the charges and the prevalence of sexual violence. According to Martin, both men went against the � …
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