Police have detained a 57-year-old retired police corporal on allegations that he sexually assaulted a five-year-old female relative.
The officer surrendered to members of the Eastern Division on Monday.
He was being sought since the report was made to the police on Friday.
The former corporal has been charged with three counts of sexual penetration against the child.
The case will be heard in the Rio Claro Magistrates Court.
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