Prominent trade union leader accused of rape

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 00:00

Police are this morning investigating a rape allegation against a well-known trade union leader.

The allegations have been raised by a 33-year-old woman.

According to police, the trade union leader is said to have taken the woman to a well known hotel in Port-of-Spain around 2pm on Tuesday under the guise of a meeting.

She alleges that the trade union leader took her to a room where the act is said to have taken place.

The woman went to the Port-of-Spain CID where she filed a report and subsequently medically examined.

Officers are currently investigating and say charges are expected to be laid against the trade union leader.