Mother of 5 jailed for stealing $280,000

first_imgA woman was on Wednesday jailed when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, charged for robbery.Melinda Beaton, 31, of 45 A Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read to her.It is alleged that on September 5, 2016 at Independence Boulevard, she stole 0,000 in cash from Curt Steele.The woman told the court that she offered to sell the Virtual Complainant a phone for 00, but instead he indicated that he preferred to have a sexual favour , a request with which she complied. After the intimate act occurred, the man fell asleep, and she stole the money and left.The mother of five told the Magistrate that she needed the money to buy school supplies. She was jailed for 18 months.last_img read more

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Girl burnt alive for resisting molestation bid in U.P.

first_imgAn eighteen-year-old girl was allegedly burnt alive in Ganeshpur area of Bareilly town in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The victim succumbed to her injuries at a district hospital on Monday night.According to the girl’s father Noniram, his neighbour Hariom had allegedly eve-teased his daughter on Sunday. His daughter had complained about the eve-teasing to Mr. Hariom’s sister Lakshmi.Mr. Hariom barged into the house on Monday during his absence and tried to rape his daughter, Mr. Noniram said. When his daughter resisted it, Mr. Hariom allegedly poured kerosene, set her on fire and fled from the scene. The victim was immediately rushed to a local hospital. As she suffered from over 90% burns, she succumbed to her injuries late Monday night. The local police had filed a case on the basis of Mr. Noniram’s complaint.last_img read more

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