Guyanese jailed for assaulting women

A Guyanese national will spend three months behind bars for assaulting his former girlfriend and another woman.

Magistrate Douglas Frederick imposed the sentence on Kelvin James Weekes, who lived at Lot 10 Hallets Tenantry, Brighton, Black Rock, St Michael, after he informed the court that he was unable to compensate the complaints.

Weekes was charged with assaulting former girlfriend Natasha Corbin, as well as assaulting Catherine Smith, occasioning her actual bodily harm. Both incidents took place on December 27.

Today, both Corbin and Smith appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court.

“I was assisting her [Corbin] in getting some of her things [and an argument started]. I told him things don’t happen like that . . . cause a small argument can lead to a big argument and his head does get hot,” explained Smith who received a laceration during the incident.

Asked by Magistrate Fredrick whether he could compensate Smith for her injuries, Weekes replied: “Me don’t have no money, Sir.”

“And Corbin?” the magistrate asked.

“I ain’t do she nothing. I just touch she,” Weekes replied.

The magistrate then sentenced Weekes to three months in prison on each count, to run concurrently.

The Immigration Department will also be notified about his sentence and release date.

12 Responses to Guyanese jailed for assaulting women

  1. Horace Boyce
    Horace Boyce January 11, 2017 at 3:06 am

    Tink ya n Georgetown

    Reply
  2. Raheem Griffith
    Raheem Griffith January 11, 2017 at 4:02 am

    Three weeks or three months?

    Reply
    • David Wyndoze
      David Wyndoze January 11, 2017 at 8:35 am

      Hopefully 3 wks.
      then we get him OUT of here

      Reply
  3. Lennox Hewitt
    Lennox Hewitt January 11, 2017 at 6:31 am

    3 month firstthen he getting deport he could not compensate her that’s y .

    Reply
  4. David Wyndoze
    David Wyndoze January 11, 2017 at 8:34 am

    At my taxpayer expense.

    Bds. $ 80 a day … you and I pay
    for this man to be sustained at Dodds.

    Reply
  5. Jai Khan
    Jai Khan January 11, 2017 at 8:45 am

    Three whole months!! The prison bus should have taken him to the airport, now he must be fed, clothed and sheltered for three months??? Bare foolishness if you ask me

    Reply
    • Kelly Gill
      Kelly Gill January 11, 2017 at 9:11 am

      I’m certain it would have been cheaper to send his ass back to Guyana than to keep him here for 3 more mths. And most likely they’ll still deport him after the 3 mtgs anyway.

      Reply
    • Lennox Hewitt
      Lennox Hewitt January 11, 2017 at 9:35 am

      Yea i agree found guilty back to guyana same time .

      Reply
  6. Angus Benn
    Angus Benn January 11, 2017 at 9:28 am

    I WILL BE FOLLOWING THE OTHER CASES WHERE MEN ASSAULT THEIR GIRLFRIENDS TO SEE IF THEY WILL GET TIME IN JAIL. I COULD SEE THAT BECAUSE HE IS FROM GUYANA THAT IS WHY HE GET THREE MONTHS. WASTING OF TAX PAYERS MONEY.

    Reply
  7. Angus Benn
    Angus Benn January 11, 2017 at 9:37 am

    I think that he is sending a messag.I see politicians pull gun in court and nothing came out of it,also politicians beat up their wives nothing happens.case just throw out.All I am saying it ain’t make no sense sending one man in jail and the rest of cases like that you not going to send them in jail it would like DISCRIMINATION against the brother as simple as that.

    Reply
  8. Lennox Hewitt
    Lennox Hewitt January 11, 2017 at 9:38 am

    We got 1 from st lucia 2 but he lawyer saying bout roots here he branch here not roof

    Reply
  9. Daniel Polonis
    Daniel Polonis January 11, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    90 days? thats it? how about 90 months?

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *