A 17-year-old boy was denied bail and remanded into custody when he appeared virtually before Master Vigel Paul at the Children’s Court, Port of Spain, on December 29th 2021, charged with one count sexual touching and one count of sexual penetration.
He is expected to reappear virtually on January 25th for sentencing.
It was reported that on December 2st, the victim reported that while at her home with her two siblings, a teenage boy called her into a room and caused her to touch his private part and then sexually penetrated her.
He was arrested for the offense on December 23rd and subsequently charged. He was not called upon to plea and was remanded into custody at a youth facility.
The matter was investigated by Cpl. Karmody and was supervised W/Supt Guy-Alleyne (Ag), Asp Roberts (Ag), Insp Charles, W/Sgt Hospedales and Sgt (Ag) Jairam.