‘Devil’ found guilty of raping girl with a disability

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Rondell Chappel, called “Devil”, was on Tuesday found guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl with a disability.

Chappel, 35, of ‘A’ Field Sophia, was on trial before Justice Sandil Kissoon at the Demerara High Court.

He had denied raping the girl between September 5-6, 2020.

A 12-member jury on Tuesday afternoon came up with the unanimous verdict, finding Chappel guilty.

He was remanded to prison until December 16 for sentencing.

The State was represented by prosecutors Cicelia Corbin, Caressa Henry and Marisa Edwards.

Chappel was represented by attorney-at-law Ravindra Mohabir.

According to the case facts, between September 5-6,2020, Chappel broke into the victim’s home while she was alone.

Chappel held the victim at knifepoint and raped her.

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  1. Patricia Pierre says

    What a despicable act. The criminal who acted like an animal was just thinking of his sexual gratification.He went out if his way and broke into the victim’s home. making up his mind to deflower her thereby changing the course of her young life. He did not even consider the fact that she is disabled. I do hope that justice would prevail and that the long arm if the law will deal with him to the maximum.

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