A 30-year-old Evangelist was charged with sexual offences against a minor. He appeared before the Princes Town First Magistrates’ Court and was denied bail. Details follow in this press release. 

An Evangelist from Princes Town was denied bail when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Indira Misir-Gosine at the Princes Town First Magistrates’ Court yesterday.  

The accused, who was charged with two counts of sexual penetration and one count of sexual touching, is due to re-appear in court on Tuesday 19th October, 2021.  

The 30-year-old man was charged on Monday 20th September after the Child Protection Unit conducted investigations into two reports. One report which was made on Sunday 15th August, 2021, alleged that during the period 30th April to 1st June, 2021, the accused placed his mouth on a 15-year-old girl’s private parts and he then placed her mouth on his penis.  

Another report made on Sunday 19th September, 2021 alleged that on an unknown date in 2017, a seven-year-old girl was at a church located in Princes Town when the accused touched her on her private parts.  

The investigations were supervised by Supt Claire Guy-Alleyne and Ag /Insp Khan of the CPU Southern Division, and conducted by Ag/Cpl Sinclair and WPC Maison-Marshall.