Sunday, April 14, 2024

Police ‘can trace posts’

Date:

Share post:

Social media can be good, but it can also be a dangerous medium, a Bridgetown magistrate declared on Thursday in a case involving teenage attackers.

And users have been warned that the police can trace those who post and repost offensive videos.

Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant made the comments in the District “A” Magistrates’ Courts yesterday as she dealt with a matter involving three teenaged girls that had its genesis in posts made on Instagram.

Shaniah Shanlea Neptune, 17, and Kelanah Shanean Neptune, 16, both of St Michael, admitted they assaulted Rickeisha McCollin occasioning her actual bodily harm on September 5. (HLE)

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

US shoots down Iranian drones bound for Israel

The US has shot down Iranian drones headed to Israel after Iran launched its retaliatory attack early on...

Iran launches retaliatory strikes toward Israel

Iran has launched a wave of retaliatory strikes toward Israel, fueling fears of regional escalation following an apparent Israeli attack...

T20 World Cup trophy in Barbados

The countdown to the start of the 2024 the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup continues. Today marks 50...

Mother’s plea: Come home

“Donisha, I miss you, come home,” cried heartbroken mother Diana Cumberbatch. That was all she could manage before collapsing...