Media Release – CCJ Calls for Sentencing Guidelines in Child Sexual Offence Case

14 May 2020

In a judgment released today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) allowed the appeal and thus reduced the sentence in the child sexual offence case of Linton Pompey v The Director of Public Prosecutions [2020] CCJ 7 (AJ) GY. The Court, which consisted of the full bench of all seven Judges, also stressed the need for sentencing guidelines to be developed and published by the Judiciary of Guyana.

Access the full media release here: Media Release 12_2020