No bail for suspect following eight sexual assault of a child charges


    A 24-year-old man has been denied bail on eight charges of sexual penetration of a 16-year-old girl.

    The accused, from west Trinidad, appeared in court yesterday and is scheduled to reappear in court on February 16th.

    His arrest on January 15th followed investigations into a report made to the Child Protection Unit that the teen was sexually assaulted by a man between November 2020 and January 2021.

    The investigation revealed that she was assaulted eight times while at the man’s home.