Convicted sex offender guilty of intruding on minor’s privacy

  |  January 21, 2023

A convicted sex offender was remanded yesterday after he was found guilty of making inappropriate comments to a schoolgirl. Shuja Amon Muhammad, 48, was found guilty in Magistrates’ Court of intruding on the privacy of a 13-year-old girl in an incident on February 25 last year. He was previously sentenced to spend ten years behind bars for sexual exploitation of a young girl in two incide... Read more

Man jailed two years for sexually exploiting young boy

  |  January 16, 2023

A man convicted of sexually touching a young boy has been sentenced to spend two years behind bars and has been placed on the sex offenders list. Ismaila Darrell, from Warwick, was found guilty of sexual exploitation in 2021 after a trial in Magistrates’ Court, with magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo finding that he had touched the child on at least three occasions between September 2016 and Septemb... Read more

Have all precautions been taken before release of this child sex offender?

  |  February 21, 2022

I would like to appeal to all defence lawyers, parole board members and everyone involved in TeWolde Mathin Selassie’s release to stand together and advocate that those who are convicted of serious sexual assault against a child be kept incarcerated until such time they receive the best possible treatment available — The Healthy Sex Programme. If they do not pass the requirements of such ... Read more

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