A 40-year-old security officer was denied bail after appearing virtually before Magistrate Maureen Gafoor at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with allegedly sexually penetrating his two daughters. The man who was remanded into custody is scheduled to reappear on June 4th.

According to police reports, a report was made by the victims’ cousin on May 19th, to the North Eastern Division, Child Protection Unit. The man is accused of engaging in these sexual acts during the period 2017 to 2021.

An investigation was conducted by Cpl (Ag) Farrell, who arrested the accused on May 25th, and charged him the following day with nine counts of sexual penetration for each child. The investigation was supervised by W/Supt (Ag), Claire GuyAlleyne, and Sgts Bishop and Andrews.