Jail for man who sexually exploited 12-year-old girl

  |  June 18, 2021

A 24-year-old man was jailed for 20 months yesterday for sexual exploitation of a 12-year-old girl. Shundray Gilbert, from Devonshire, was told in Magistrates’ Court that, although he had shown remorse and seemed to be at low risk of reoffending, he was in need of “extensive” psychological treatment and that prison time was unavoidable. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo said: “These kinds ... Read more

Appeal over child sex assault rejected by Supreme Court

  |  February 23, 2021

An 86-year-old man convicted of child sex offences from more than 40 years ago has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence. Robert Smith, 86, was jailed for six months for a string of sex offences committed in 1977 against an 11-year-old boy. Smith appealed conviction and his sentence in the Supreme Court on the grounds that there was no corroboration to support the victim’s cl... Read more

Man admits touching 12-year-old girl

  |  February 11, 2021

A 24-year-old Devonshire man was remanded in custody yesterday after he admitted repeatedly sexually exploiting a 12-year-old girl. Shundray Gilbert pleaded guilty in Magistrates’ Court to three counts of touching the pre-teen for a sexual purpose while in a position of trust. All of the incidents took place between August 5, 2015, and July 10, 2016, at which time Gilbert was 19. The c... Read more

Child SexOffender Released From Westgate, No Public Notification says SCARS

  |  January 8, 2021

When they were convicted in February 2019, a child sex offender was sentenced to five years in prison. Despite this, they were released on Thursday, December 24, having served less than half of their sentence To date, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) and the Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy-Lynn Simmons have not identified the offender’s identity, causing anxiety within th... Read more