CCJ Restores Conviction And Sentence But Criticises Procedural Flaws In Belize Case

10 Jul 2018

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today ordered that a conviction and sentence of 5 years for causing dangerous harm imposed on Mr. Gilbert Henry be restored but noted that, as Mr. Henry had already served his time, he would not be imprisoned or face any other sanction. Mr. Henry’s previous conviction had been quashed by Belize’s Court of Appeal in a written judgment delivered on 16 June 2017, reversing an oral judgment it had given earlier in this case.

 

Access the full Media release here: CCJ Media Release 30_2018