Child rapist to spend 15 years in jail  

Adriane Sewdeen has been sentenced to 15 years’ in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl. The man was found guilty of the offence by a jury following a trial before Justice Gino Persaud at the High Court in Essequibo. On July 9, 2018, in the county of Essequibo,  he engaged in sexual penetration with the girl.

 State Counsel Lisa Cave presented the case for the Prosecution.  On July 9, 2018, Sewdeen’s wife left home leaving the 11-year-old girl behind. When Sewdeen returned home from work, he took the girl into a bedroom and raped her. Sewdeen was also indicted on another count of rape. 

He was found not guilty. On that charge, it was alleged that during May 2018, he engaged in sexual penetration of the said girl. In that case, it was alleged that the girl’s mother had left her in the care of Sewdeen and his wife. When his wife went out, it was alleged, Sewdeen returned home and raped the girl.