Twenty-year-old labourer Keron Bholawas was granted $175,000 bail when he appeared in court today charged with three counts of sexual penetration against a girl. The offences allegedly took place between January 2021 and April 2021. Bhola, of Patterson Avenue, Fyzabad appeared before Siparia Magistrate Aden Stroude.
The matter was adjourned to May 11th 2021.
The accused was also ordered to not have any contact with the victim, not be in the vicinity of the victim’s home village in Fyzabad, to stay 100 feet away from the victim and report to the Fyzabad Police Station every Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm.
According to police reports, the accused was allegedly found in the victim’s bedroom by her grandmother and a report made to the police. He was arrested on April 10th and the charge laid on April 12th. Investigations were spearheaded by W/Supt. (Ag.) Claire GuyAlleyne and ASP (Ag.) Roberts and supervised by Insp. (Ag.) Knutt, while the charges were laid by WPC McGregor of the Child Protection Unit- South Western Division.