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Two men were on Thursday granted bail by Magistrate Wanda Fortune when they appeared at the Linden Magistrate’s Court to answer to statutory rape charges.
Twenty-year-old Shabeer Chapman of Block 22, Wismar, Linden, was charged with the offence of rape of a child under 16 years which allegedly occurred between March 31 and February 1, 2020.
He was not required to plead to the charge when it was read to him but was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 and the case was adjourned to December 14 for the filing of statements.
In addition, 30-year-old Shurlon Daniels of Central Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden, was also charged with the offence of rape of a child under sixteen years, which allegedly occurred between June 1 and August 31, 2019, at Central Amelia’s Ward. He was not required to plead.
He too was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 on the condition that he lodges his passport and report every first Monday to the Police Headquarters at Mackenzie. His case was adjourned to December 14 for the filing of statements.