corpunWorld Corporal Punishment Research
www.corpun.com

ruler
www.corpun.com   :  Archive   :  Up to 1975   :  JM Judicial Feb 1966

-- THE ARCHIVE --


JAMAICA
Judicial CP - February 1966



Corpun file 23037

The Daily Gleaner, Kingston, 11 February 1966

Jailed for larceny from person


Click to enlarge

Errol Bucknell, 18, labourer of 21 Salt Lane was sentenced by Resident Magistrate Mr Boyd Carey in the Sutton Street court yesterday to six weeks hard labour and to receive six strokes of the tamarind switch after he was found guilty of larceny from the person.

Bucknell it was alleged had earlier stolen a wallet containing $21.50 (about 7.3/6) from Miriam J. Olson of Minneapolis, Minnesota on Harbour Street and was chased and caught by Ruel Gregory and Eric Boulden, messengers employed to [sic] Cable and Wireless Ltd.

The police rescued him from a crowd who had begun to beat him and he was taken before the court.

About this website

Search this site

Country files: Corporal punishment in Jamaica

JCP pictures

Archive up to 1975: CP in Jamaica

Video clips

Picture index




blob THE ARCHIVE index

blob About this website

blob Country files

www.corpun.com  Main menu page

Copyright C. Farrell 2011
Page created October 2011