High Court Judge, Justice Navindra Singh, on Monday sentenced a 25 year old former mother of two to 98 years behind bars for killing her two children back on March 2014.
The woman gave her the two children; Jabarie Ajoya Cadogan, who was 16 months old and Odaceia Juliana Cadogan, four years old, Carbon Tablets to consume, the substance is used to kill rodents.
The woman Hofosawa Awena Rutherford of Supply Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, had her sentencing postponed twice after she was found guilty by a twelve member Jury, she screamed and in one occasion fainted in the Court room. A probation report was requested.
Several witnesses testified in the matter, it was related by the convict that the substance was given to the children to treat cold, but that statement was debunked by the father who testified.