1st of November, 2020. Region 6, Guyana, South AmericaLast updated: November 5, 2020 at 11:00 am
A young Guyanese woman, 22 years old Vashti Jagdat of Bloomfield Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana, South America is now locked in a legal battle after a pornographic video featuring her and her ex-fiancé went viral on WhatsApp and other forms of social media. Ms. Jagdat is also claiming intimidation and harassment by ranks of the police force attached to the Rose Hall Outpost in Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana, South America.
According to the young woman, the video – which is a short clip of about 2 minutes – was shot using the phone of her ex-fiancé who later released the video to WhatsApp contacts resulting in the video clip going viral. She explained that the video was shot with mutual agreement of the two of them and that they were living together in a common-law relationship at the time. Vashti said that the relationship subsequently ended around September 2020 after the young man returned to the United States.
Ms Jagdat related that, on the 28th of October, 2020 she received a message via Facebook from a police rank attached to the Rose Hall, Corentyne, Outpost telling her that she needs to report to the police station the next morning (29th October) before 10 AM. The rank, whose Facebook Name appeared as Randolph McPherson, told the young woman that if she didn’t show up at the station on time, he would come to arrest her and it would be very embarrassing in nature. Feeling intimidated, Vashti reported to the Rose Hall Outpost the next morning at 10 AM.
Vashti related that, upon arriving at the station, she was told that her ex-fiancé had made a report against her and as such they needed to have her phone to send it to Georgetown. After handing over the phone, Vashti was told that she needed to pay money to get it back. She related that at the time she had $30,000 in her possession which she paid to the police ranks at the station. The police then told her that she needed to pay another $30,000 dollars and that when she gets it, she can return to the police station to pay and retrieve her phone and then “everything will be all right.”
The young woman says that she suspects that since her ex-fiancé “has money,” he has “paid off” the police to accept his side of the story, and as a result, they would not believe her word of what transpired.
Vashti is a local singer/performer who goes by the stage name Kitty Jagdat.
Update: 5th of November, 2020: Police Return Phone and Bribe Money to Vashti Jagdat.