A 28-year-old electrician was granted $100,000 bail with a surety, when he appeared before Her Worship Alicia Chanka, at the Point Fortin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 16th November, 2022.
The accused, who was charged with one Count of Sexual Touching, was also ordered to stay 100 feet away from the victim and to have no communication with the victim directly or indirectly. The accused was also ordered to report to the La Brea Police Station fortnightly, and is expected to reappear in court on December 14th, 2022.
On 29th February 2020, a woman arrived at the Child Protection Unit, South Western Division and reported that whilst at home she noticed her daughter with her hands inside her pants. She told the officers that when questioned further, her daughter allegedly indicated that a man touched her private parts.
Officers of the Child Protection Unit investigated the matter, which led to the arrest of a man on 16th November. The man was charged with sexual touching on the same day.
Investigations were conducted by Sgt Taylor and supervised by Supt (Ag.) Claire Guy-Alleyne, ASP Seecharan and Insp Ramphal.