41-year-old Syaz Hamid appeared virtually before Magistrate Alexander Prince at the Couva Magistrates’ Court and was charged with sexual touching of a child. He was denied bail and is expected to reappear on December 27th, 2021. Details follow in this press release from the TTPS:
A 41-year-old man was denied bail and remanded into custody when he appeared virtually before Magistrate Alexander Prince at the Couva Magistrates’ Court yesterday, charged with sexual touching of a child.
The accused is expected to reappear on December 27th, 2021. According to a police report, a relative of the minor stated that on June 14th, a man was at the home of a 13-year-old girl, when he allegedly touched her inappropriately.
PC Vijay Ramkissoon of the Child Protection Unit, Central Division conducted an investigation into the matter which resulted in the arrest and subsequent charge of SYAZ HAMID a truck driver of Phoenix Park Couva.
Investigations were supervised by W/Supt (Ag.) Claire Guy Alleyne, ASP (Ag) Roberts. Insp (Ag) Charles W/Sgt.(Ag.) Hospedales, Sgt (Ag.) Jairam of the Child Protection Unit.