Court SentenceThere were two guilty pleas when the Criminal Session of the High Court opened its sitting at the Bay Front in Roseau on April 12, 2016.

Samoza John pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting an eight-year-old girl back in December 2010.

He is represented by attorney-at-law Geoffrey Letang and will be sentenced on April 29, 2016 when the facts of the case will be read. The court has also ordered a social inquiry report for him.

Croy Timothy also pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl between August 1 -31, 2014.

He will also be sentenced on April 29, 2016.

The State, because of his guilty plea, withdrew three charges they had filed against him for indecent assault.

Both Timothy and John were placed in custody until sentencing.

Two women also appeared for wounding offences and pleaded not guilty.

Michelle Jno Charles was charged for causing grievous bodily harm and wounding. Her matter has been set for trial on June 20, 2016.

Nadia Bruno has been charged with unlawful wounding and causing grievous bodily harm with intent. That incident took place in Goodwill on June 6, 2011. A date has not been set for her trial.

There are seven murders on the Cause list which is dominated by sexual offences.