Police officer charged with sexual assault of a minor


    A police officer in Tobago has been granted bail after appearing in court charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year old girl.

    The 24-year-old officer was detained following a report made about alleged sexual abuse over an extended period of time.

    He appeared before Magistrate Sherene Murray-Bailey today charged with four counts of sexual penetration of minor.

    He was granted $175,000 bail with a surety or $25,000 cash alternative.

    The matter will next be heard on July 24th.