Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Balata man convicted of 2010 rape

A Balata/Morne Du Don man was arraigned Tuesday on rape charges and has been convicted. 

James Bretney appeared before High Court Judge Georges Taylor Alexander on October 20 where a jury found him guilty on two counts of rape and one count of harm. 

Bretney was arrested on September 24, 2010, after a 43-year-old female reported she was raped by him. 

The incident occurred at Trouya Beach, Gros Islet. 

Bretney has been remanded to the Bordelais Correctional Facility as he awaits sentencing on March 3, 2021.

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