This is the Hon judges ruling on resentencing of the Defendant, he had been convicted by a jury of the murder of Santa Suarez Ramirez and was sentenced by the trial judge to a mandatory term of life imprisonment. He had been sentenced prior to the coming into force of the Parole of Prisoners (Amendment) Ordinance, which required him to be returned to court to be resentenced. 

The Defendant was before the Court for sentencing following his conviction for the offence of Indecent Assault contrary to section 49 of the Offences Against the Person Ordinance.

This is the Hon Judge's judgment on resentencing of the Defendant, who was convicted by a jury of the murders of Yuneiry Veras and of Sorineida Arias. He was sentenced by the trial Judge to a mandatory term of life imprisonment on each count to run concurrently.

These are the Hon Judge's remarks on sentencing following the defendant's conviction by a jury for the offence of Assault by Penetration contrary to section 4(1)(A) of the Sexual Offences Ordinance No. 20 of 2020.

The Appellant was tried and convicted before Joyner J and a jury for the offences of being in possession of controlled drugs, and being in possession of the same drugs with intent to supply. She was sentenced to four (4) years imprisonment for possession with intent to supply. The Learned Judge imposed no sentence on the conviction for simple possession. The Appellant appealed the conviction and sentence.

The four appellants, Miguel Demangles. Joram Rigby, Stanley Wilson and Louis Francis were convicted by a jury on five counts, three of which were for offences under the Firearm Ordinance, one for Robbery and one for Wounding. They were jointly charged. They were each sentenced to a total of 12 years imprisonment. They appealed. 

The appellant Elvethan Handfield was convicted by a jury on an indictment containing three counts. These were:-
(1) Buggery, for which he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.
(2) Rape for which he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.
(3) Attempted murder, for which he was sentenced to imprisonment for life.

He appealed. 

The Appellant was tried and convicted on the 121h June 2012 for the offences of possession of cocaine, and possession of cocaine with intent to supply. He was sentenced to 5 years and 8 years imprisonment respectively. He appealed. 

On 23rd June 2011, Ward C.J. (as he was then) made a Restraint Order under
Section 43 of the Proceeds of Crime Ordinance 2007, against the appellant, Michael

The issue on appeal was whether the Restraint Order made on 23rd June 2011,
pursuant to the 2007 Ordinance should have been formally discharged with a new
Restraint Order granted following an entirely fresh application under the preserved
1998 Ordinance.


The appellant was convicted by a jury of the offence of murder on March 2, 2010. The Indictment charged that the appellant, Clifford Gibson, together with Tarron Watkins did murder Leslie Aurelus on January 1, 2008. Tavron Watkins was found not guilty by the Jury.