‘C’ Field Sophia youth admits to raping, robbing woman


Twenty-three-year-old Travis Evans known as ‘Short Boss’ on Monday confessed to raping a woman in 2010 and also robbing her of almost $700,000.

Evans, formerly of ‘C’ Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown confessed to the two charges when it came up before High Court Judge, Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall at the Demerara High Court.

The first charge alleged that Evans on October 30, 2010, in the county of Demerara, and being armed with a knife, robbed a woman of $650,500.

The other charge alleged that on the same day in question and location he engaged in sexual penetration with the woman without her consent.

Evans was charged jointly with John Sampson of Ruimveldt and Alex Williams of Turning Point, Tucville. An arrest warrant has been issued for the two men.

Evans will be sentenced on December 18, 2019, for sentencing, pending a probation report.

On October 15, 2018, Evans was among three prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Prison. He was recaptured by Joint Services ranks at the Soesdyke-Linden Highway junction October 19, 2018.

Evans is currently on remand for two counts of murders.

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