found guilty of sodomy
a 15-year-old boy
Vaughn Thomas, who performed an unnatural sex act
on a 15-year-old boy five years ago,
was found guilty of sodomy at the Demerara Assizes yesterday.
a request from defence counsel Mr. Vic Puran, Justice Winston Moore
postponed sentence to await a Probation Report.
Thomas, who had pleaded not guilty, was dismissed from the Guyana Police
Force after a charge of buggery was instituted against him in April of
State Prosecutor Ms Nyasha Williams had led evidence to show that the
accused had confessed to the crime. He had told investigating Policemen
that he had picked up the boy on the road on the night in question and had
had sex with him.
After receiving the Probation Report, the judge will impose sentence. (George
November 10, 2004