Guyanese lawyer jailed for contempt of court in St.Kitts


Guyanese lawyer jailed for contempt of court in St.Kitts

Written by Demerara Waves   – Saturday, 24 November 2012

ST.KITTS NEVIS VIBES.-BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A lawyer was Friday (Nov. 23) sent to serve time at Her Majesty’s Prison for being guilty of contempt of court, following the utterance of a certain phrase after the case he was defending was declared a mistrial.

Attorney-at-Law Denzil Hinds was sentenced by Justice Paul Dennis to serve 10 days in prison following a contempt hearing this afternoon at the Nevis High Court.

Hinds was defending a Nevisian and another young man who are facing charges of rape and robbery that was allegedly committed on November 23, 2010.  Continue reading