A young pastor was charged with buggery and indecency at the Chaguanas Magistrates Court yesterday.
33-year-old Christopher Pereira was charged with eight counts of buggery and one count of serious indecency. The victim is a 21-year-old man. He was granted $75,000 surety bail and ordered to have no contact with the victim, to stay 100 metres away and to report to the Chaguanas Police Station on Mondays and Thursdays between 6 am and 8pm.
The pastor, who is the head of the ISM Ministries, allegedly sexually assaulted the socially displaced victim at a counselling room in Valencia between April and June 2019.
He will reappear in Court on September 19.