CCJ Orders Release of Men on Death Row

25 Jul 2017

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today quashed the convictions of the two men sentenced to death for the 2006 murder of Damien Alleyne in the Barbados appellate jurisdiction matter of Edwards and Haynes v The Queen. The Court held that the convictions could not be upheld as the sole evidence presented by the DPP was not sufficient to ground a conviction having regard to the provisions and the general spirit of the Evidence Act.

 

Access the full media release here- CCJ Media Release 21_2017