A 54-year-old man is expected to face a Port of Spain Magistrate tomorrow, Friday 25th February 2022, on charges of two counts of sexual penetration of a child.

The accused was remanded into custody pending further enquiries, when he appeared before Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gaffoor at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, today.

The charges stem from a report made on February 18th, which alleged that a man sexually penetrated a 7-year-old boy on February 10th, as well as an 11-year-old boy on unknown dates between November and December 2021.

The man was arrested on Friday 18th February and charged with two counts of sexual penetration of a child on February 22nd, 2022.

Investigations were supervised by Supt (Ag) Claire Guy-Alleyne and ASP Roberts and Sgt David of the Gender-Based-Violence Unit.