Bail for Barataria man charged with sexual offence against a minor


    Please Note: This story contains references to sexual assault, child sexual abuse.


    A 42-year-old Barataria man was granted $80,000 bail when he appeared in court charged with sexual penetration of a minor.

    The victim reported to her mother that a man sexually assaulted her on December 19th 2018.

    The suspect was arrested almost four years later, on September 18th 2022 and appeared before Port of Spain Magistrate Maureen Baboolal Gafoor on Monday this week.

    He was ordered to have no contact with the victim, with the matter adjourned to October 17th 2022.