ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John is now set to rule on whether a trial will go ahead against accused men, Mustafa Claxton, 28, and Charles Plaza, 43, after a psychiatrist testified on the competence of the Virtual Complainant (VC) today, April 22, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a move that has surprised many knowing the political nature of the matter notwithstanding the legal class had long expected it, the Attorney General’s Chambers has discontinued its Appeal against the former Esteemed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works Julian Willock.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John roundly chastised property owner Corentz Richardson for continuing to break the law when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court today, April 17, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The defence took the opportunity to point out several inconsistencies in the testimony given by an eyewitness as the trial of two police officers accused of assault continued before the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, April 16, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Gorda resident Elroy Caines, 27, was handed a total of 5 years’ imprisonment when he appeared before the Magistrates Court today, April 4, 2014 for sentencing on weapons possession charges.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as a panel of jurors embarked on convicting accused murderer Jessroy McKelly, 25, before the High Court yesterday, April 1, 2014 Justice Nicola Byer cautioned the nine-member group about the use of eyewitness evidence used in the trial in arriving at their decision.