Accused rapists face additional charges, due in court tomorrow

Horace Hines

Monday, October 22, 2012    

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — The two brothers who were recently charged with the rape of three children — including an eight-year-old — and two adults in Irwin Point were last week slapped with additional charges after being pointed by video identification.

The case file for the rape already went before the court, but the men did not appear as the video ID was pending. They are scheduled to appear tomorrow.

The accused reportedly tied up and raped the five victims at gunpoint on September 24 in an incident that attracted widespread condemnation. The victims — aged eight, 14, 16, 23, and 28 — received medical treatment with the eight-year-old undergoing emergency surgery.

The brothers were jointly charged with burglary, robbery with aggravation, illegal possession of firearm, abduction, and assault at common law after they were pointed out in an identification parade.

Additionally, one of the accused men has been charged with rape, buggery, sexual touching, and grievous sexual assault, while his sibling was slapped with rape and grievous sexual assault charges.





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