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‘GOD’S MESSENGER’ Fined for Molesting Girl in Ewarton
Travis Barton of Ewarton who reportedly told a female he was a messenger from God and could heal her was found guilty in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court of sexually assaulting the woman when the case was concluded recently.
Allegations are that on December 12, last year, the complainant was walking in Ewarton when Barton, whose head was wrapped in a red turban, approached her and told her he was a revivalist and received a vision. He reportedly told her in that the vision she was having some serious problems and he was able to assist her, however, she needed to give him her telephone number and go back to his house.
The complainant complied and when they reached, he lured her inside, where he fondled her and kissed her on her nipples. It was revealed that the female managed to escape and fled to the nearby Ewarton Police Station where she reported her ordeal.
The accused, Travis Barton, 39, an unemployed male from Ewarton was fined $150,000 or six months’ hard labour for indecent assault.