A 39-year-old woman was remanded into custody by a Magistrate at the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on November 7TH after she was charged with two counts of Failure to Report Sexual Offences Against a Minor.
The Debe woman was previously granted bail in the sum of $10,000 with a surety by a Justice of the Peace, on November 4TH , 2022.
She is expected to reappear in court on 14th November 2022.
According to a police report, a 12-year-old informed a relative from the age of 10 and on several occasions, her brother touched her inappropriately.
The minor also informed the relative, sometime in 2020, and between January and February 2021 the incidents occurred again, where she was touched inappropriately.
The relative failed to report the matter to the police.
The child then reported the matter to a school administrator.
Officers of the Southern Division Child Protection Unit conducted an investigation into the matter. As a result of the investigation, the accused was arrested and charged.