Bible college student slapped with rape charge

first_imgA student of a Georgetown Bible college on Monday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after he was slapped with a rape charge.Samuel Whaul of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The case was heard in camera.The prosecution is contending that the 25-year-old theology student reportedly raped his 21-year-old colleague.It is alleged that Whaul, on October 25, 2018, while in the vicinity of Georgetown, engaged in sexual penetration with the young woman without her consent. Following the incident, a report was made to the police and Whaul was recently arrested. He was released on $200,000 bail. As a condition for bail, the unrepresented man was ordered to stay away from the VC. The case will continue on February 25, 2019.last_img read more