Essequibo man found guilty of raping 10-year-old

first_imgErrol DeSouza, who was charged almost five years ago on two counts of raping a young girl, was on Wednesday unanimously found guilty of the offence for which he was indicted. The jury returned the verdicts after two hours of deliberation at the Sexual Offences Court.Errol DeSouza being escorted by PoliceAccording to the facts on the matter, the first act occurred between January 1 and 31, 2013, when the child was 10 while the second act was listed as May 3, 2014, when the victim was 11.DeSouza’s lawyer Ravindra Mohabir requested a probation report which led to Justice Jo Ann Barlow adjourning the matter to March 7, 2019, for sentencing. Attorneys Lisa Cave, Seeta Bishundial and Lisa Martin prosecuted the case. The matter was said to have occurred at a location in the Essequibo county.last_img read more