Kwakwani man charged with rape of child


Jamal Gilkes, 23-year-old man from Kwakwani Park, Upper Berbice River was charged with raping a child on Friday, after he was arrested on Tuesday last.

Police Headquarters said the incident reportedly occurred on July 8, 2022, in a community located along the Upper Berbice River.

Gilkes appeared before Magistrate Wanda Fortune at the Linden Magistrate’s Court where the charge was read to him. He was not required to plea.

He was remanded to prison and the matter was postponed to November 8, 2022.

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  1. Patricia Pierre says

    Oh, what a heinous crime for a grown man to deflower a child thus altering the course of that child’s life.. I am happy that the perpetrator has been apprehended and I do hope that justice would be served accordingly.

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