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Trinidad & Tobago: Child molested after going by neighbour for ice, suspect charged

A 55-year-old labourer was denied bail when he appeared before a Mayaro Magistrate on Tuesday charged with one count of sexual penetration of a five-year-old boy.

The accused, who resides in Mayaro, will reappear before the court on April 9.

The suspect was arrested and charged by PC Mahabir of the Eastern Division Child Protection Unit (CPU) on April 5 following an investigation into a report made by a woman that her son was sexually assaulted by a man they knew.

According to the woman, during the day on April 3, her son went to a neighbour’s house for ice and this is where the child was sexually penetrated.

After a probe, the accused was charged with one count of sexual penetration of a child.

The investigation was headed by W/Insp Bain-Keller of the Eastern Division CPU.

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