Jamaican jailed for sharing nude video of woman

first_imgA Jamaican man will now spend the next year behind bars in Guyana, after Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly on Friday, sentenced him to one year’s imprisonment when he admitted to sharing an obscene video of a woman via social media.Anthony Lynch was slapped with a total of three charges with the first stating that on May 29, 2019, he failed to comply with permission granted to stay in Guyana from November 16, 2016, to April 30, 2019, and as such overstayed his time.Another charge read that on January 1, 2019, at Lot 20 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, he knowingly and without any lawful excuse, exposed an obscene video to cause public embarrassment. To this charge, the foreigner pleaded guilty.The final charge stated that on January 7, 2019, at Eve Leary, Georgetown, the accused, while being in lawful custody for the offence of exposing an obscene video, escaped from custody. Lynch pleaded not guilty to this charge as well as the first.Magistrate Daly sentenced Lynch to one year’s imprisonment for the second offence while he remanded him on the other charges. The cases were adjourned to July 19, 2019.last_img read more