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Dec 14, 2011

Incest case strike out

On Tuesday, Justice Denis Hanomansingh dismissed a case of incest brought against a resident of Corozal after the alleged victim, the man’s daughter, failed to appear in court to testify against him.  The young girl was sixteen years old at the time when she was allegedly molested. She was reportedly prepared to take the stand against her father despite being discouraged by her family.  The father continues to reside at home with her mother and siblings and is the sole wage earner in the family.  From reliable information, the teenager had indicated, on previous occasions, a willingness to cooperate with prosecutor Trienia Young by providing evidence during the trial but the case had been repeatedly adjourned.  When it was finally called before the Supreme Court on December thirteenth she was a no show, prompting Justice Hanomansingh to strike out the case.

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3 Responses for “Incest case strike out”

  1. Storm says:

    Another injustice manufactured by the Belizean system of justice. Why is the victim punished while the accused rapist stays in the home?

    The judge should have made a “stay away” order, and the police should have enforced it.

    We are turning the Jewel into Sodom and Gomorrah.

  2. wayne says:

    where are all those bigot and over religious idiots ? in terms of the gay rights issue they start to quote the bible, perverting facts “that they want to legally rape our children” blabla !!!


    throw his !@$$ in jail, maybe they’ll show him what “the train” is

  3. God's son says:

    you two clowns need help. How do you know the man is guilty?????????????? Anyone can make an allegation, but not anyone can support it with evidence. I wud want someone to accuse the both of u and see how u wud cry and maintain innocence. We need to stop ASSUME that every single allegation is true cause in many cases they are not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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