Please note: This article contains references to sexual assault, child sexual abuse
A 26-year-old unemployed man was denied bail when he appeared before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate yesterday charged with the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl.
The man was remanded into custody and is due to reappear on January 6th 2021.
The victim told police that while in her bedroom in October 2019, her uncle allegedly entered, threw her on the bed and proceeded to sexually assault her.
The accused was arrested and charged on December 8th with one count of sexual touching of a minor.