A 30-year-old man was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 with a surety when he appeared virtually before Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor, at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court, on April 4th.
The accused was charged with nine counts of sexual penetration, four counts of sexual touching of a child and one count of sexual communication on April 1st.
According to police reports, during the period of April 2021 and March 2022, a man allegedly engaged in sexual acts with a fourteen-year-old girl.
Officers of the Western Division Child Protection Unit conducted an investigation into the matter, which resulted in the arrest of a man on March 30th.
The accused is expected to reappear at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on April 25th.