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Pensioner Mohammed Hosein, 75, charged with the rape of a female minor.

An elderly man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today charged with sexual penetration of a female minor, which occurred on Saturday.

According to the police Mohammed Hosein, 75, a pensioner, of South Oropouche, was charged with the offence on Sunday by officers of the South Western Division’s Child Protection Unit (SWDCPU), following a report of sexual penetration against a female victim.

Reports say the accused and the minor were found to be engaged in a sexual act at the accused’s home on Saturday.

A report was immediately made to the police and the accused was arrested on that same date.

The charge was laid against Hosein by Cpl (Ag.) Devon Boyce of the SWDCPU.