Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Alleged Riu rapist charged with a string of serious offences

Demar Scott

Demar Scott

Detectives attached to the St James Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) have laid charges against a Jamaican man following an incident at a resort in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday, September 27.

Demar Dowe Scott, 24, otherwise called ‘Ninja’, an entertainment co-ordinator of Comfort district in Manchester, has been charged with the following offences:

1.            Illegal possession of firearm

2.            Illegal possession of ammunition

3.            Assault with intent to rob (two counts)

4.            Rape (two counts)

5.            Grievous sexual assault (two counts)

Allegations are that about 11:15 p.m., Scott forcibly entered the room of two female United States nationals at the hotel, where he brandished a firearm and sexually assaulted the two women.

It is reported that in the process, one of the women disarmed him and shot him, but he managed to escape from the room.

Following investigations, Scott was arrested after seeking medical assistance in central Jamaica, and was subsequently charged for the above-mentioned offences.

He is scheduled to appear in the St James Parish Court on Wednesday, October 10.

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