Essequibo men granted bail on rape charges

Facing separate rape charges, two male residents of the Essequibo Coast in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) have been placed on bail in the respective sums of $300,000 and $50,000 after appearing before Suddie Magistrate Esther Sam last week.

Rape accused
Dhudnauth Parbattie

The Police have said that 47-year-old Kervin Gordon, a farmer of Henrietta, Essequibo Coast, who has been charged with the offence of engaging in sexual activity with a child family member,
was not required to plead to the indictment during his virtual appearance before the magistrate, but later secured $300,000 bail. His matter has been adjourned to March 1.

Rape accused Kervin Gordon

And Dhudnauth Parbattie, also called “Ramesh”, a 66-year-old labourer of Suddie Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, who has been charged with sexual assault committed on a female in October 2023 at Suddie, also appeared before Magistrate Esther Sam and pleaded not guilty to this charge.
He has been placed on bail in the sum of $50,000, and is expected to report to the Suddie Police Station every Monday at 09:00h until his matter, adjourned to March 1, 2024, has been determined.