[Loop News] Teenager in Guyana appears in court on 19 murder charges

Magistrate Sunil Scarce on Monday adjourned to July 5, the case against a 15-year-old girl in Guyana, charged with 19 counts of murder arising from last week’s fire at the dormitory of the Mahdia Secondary School.

The teenager, who is also a student of the school, was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge when she appeared at the Diamond Magistrate’s Court, via Zoom.

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  1. derp
    May 30, 2023

    The murder charge won’t stand, manslaughter should have been used. Reading the article below you get more context to what happened.


  2. Ibo France
    May 30, 2023

    What does a nation do about a juvenile lacking in worldly wisdom for perpetrating such an unthinkable crime?

    I mourn for the nineteen (19) children who perished in this inferno. Just the thought of what they suffered makes one shudder. But, I’m sure the culprit has serious regret as to the deep-seated agony she has caused an entire nation.

    I hope after her punishment it will be possible for her to be rehabilitated and contribute some good to humanity.

  3. If we knew better
    May 30, 2023

    Jesus. Poor girl retaliating from a reprimand. She took it way too far. Im sure she is sorry.

    • Ibo France
      May 31, 2023

      I have expressed similar sentiments. But we now live in an age where people are unforgiving. They behave as though they are infallible.

      In a fit of rage, this adolescent acted without weighing the enormous consequences of her action.

      Our natural instinct is to pay back evil for evil. If we all were to continue to do this, and never find it in our hearts to forgive, the world would become as unlivable as a black hole in space.

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