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The Daily Gleaner, Kingston, 14 October 1949
Tamarind Switch For Boy, 13, Who Wounds Sister
Thirteen year old Willie Harris of 25 Norman Lane, St. Andrew is to receive 10 strokes of the tamarind switch, having pleaded guilty in Half Way Tree Court Wednesday, to a charge of wounding his sister.
Willie was caught stealing his mother's sugar, by his sister, according to the prosecution. When spoken to, he cut her with a knife over the left eye.
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