Rape accused released on $500,000 bail


A 40-year-old man was on Monday charged and released on $500,000 bail after being slapped with a rape charge. 

Erwin Owen Marcus of Beehive, East Coast Demerara, appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Vigilance Magistrate’s Court. 

He was charged with rape contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act Chapter 8:03. He was not required to plead to the indictable charge.

The Magistrate granted him bail in the sum of $500,000 and instructed him to make his next court appearance on January 11, 2022.


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