In the Courtroom of Justice Jo-Ann Barlow today, a 35-year-old man was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old girl. He will be sentenced next week.
The convict, Esmond Kwasi Slowe, did not appear bothered by the guilty verdict.
He stood quietly in the Courtroom as 11 jurors offered the guilty verdict while the 12th juror voted the other way.
Slowe did not offer any statement, even after told that his sentencing will take place next week. A probation report is to be compiled and presented to the Court before sentencing.
The incident took place on the 16th December, 2016 in the County of Demerara. Because the victim is a child, details of the case cannot be reported.