Suspended term for assaulting boy

With the aid of a stick and assistance from a helper, DaCosta Walcott made his way to the dock of the No. 4A Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon to learn his fate.

The 74-year-old man, of Prerogative, St George, had been found guilty last year of indecently assaulting an eight-year-old boy on July 31, 2017.

Justice Wanda Blair sentenced him to 33 months behind bars, but suspended it for three years. She also ordered him to pay $5 000 in compensation in 12 months. (SD)

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