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Colonial Cases

Trinidad

The Palestine Bulletin, 3 August 1932

ARSON TRIAL ENDS.                       

... In giving judgment Mr. Justice De Freitas said that the Court taking account of the young age of the accused, passed a mild sentence.  The crime was a serious one and is punished very severely in various parts of the world.  His Honour mentioned a case in Trinidad in which he passed a severe sentence against three brothers who were found guilty of arson. ...

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