Man found guilty of raping sleeping woman

RUDOLPH Williams called ‘Stewart’ was, on Monday, found guilty of breaking into a 22-year-old woman’s house and raping her while she slept.

Williams, 34, was on trial before Justice Sandil Kissoon in the Sexual Offences Court of the Demerara High Court.

He had denied raping the victim between September 29-30, 2021.

The jury, after deliberating for more than two hours, found Williams guilty of the crime. The convicted man will be sentenced on December 5.

A probation report on Williams will be presented to the court prior to the sentencing.

The State was represented by State Counsel Cicelia Corbin, Caressa Henry and Marisa Edwards.

Reports are that the victim woke during the rape and raised an alarm. Williams was arrested and later charged.


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