Woman Imprisoned For Violation of Privacy

On Friday 5 th May 2023, Mazenga John, 43 years old, of Duquesne, St. Mark, was committed to His Majesty’s Prison to serve a term of eleven months and 7 days for non-payment of a fine, after having been convicted for the offence of Violation of Privacy.

Miss John, who was convicted in February 2020, at Gouyave Magistrate Court, was ordered to pay a fine of $25,000.00 by February 2023, or spend one year in prison. Up to the time of her imprisonment, she had paid only $600.00.

Violation of Privacy is a very serious offence, the maximum penalty for which is a fine of $200,000.00 or imprisonment for 3 years, or both fine and imprisonment.