A 58-year-old man from Sangre Grande has been charged with four (4) counts of sexual penetration. He appeared before Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay at the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court today and was granted bail in the sum of $150,000.

He was also ordered to stay at least 300 feet away from, as well as to have no contact with the victim. The matter was postponed to July 30th, 2020. According to police reports, a report was made to the Child Protection Unit (CPU) on January 24th, by the 15-year-old victim.

Investigations revealed that the assault allegedly occurred over a five-year period from May 2015 to January 2020. The accused was formally charged after surrendering to officers yesterday. Investigations were spearheaded by Ag W/Supt George, Ag ASP Sookdeo, supervised by W/Insp Bain-Keller and conducted by PC Mahabir.