A Laventille man has been remanded to the St. Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital for evaluation and a report, after appearing before a Port-of-Spain magistrate yesterday, charged with sexual penetration and sexual touching of a 13-year-old girl.
The crimes are alleged to have occurred on Monday 18th June, 2018, in the St. Clair district.
Evans Julien, a PH taxi driver, of Picton Road, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed, in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ 7th Court, on Thursday 21st June, 2018, to answer to the charges.
The matter was adjourned to Thursday 5th July, 2018.
The accused was arrested by officers of the St. Clair Police Station, after being observed in the company of the minor in the district, on Monday 18th June, 2018.
Investigations were supervised by Insp. Gideon Dickson, of the Child Protection Unit, Port of Spain Division, while Julien was charged by Cpl (Ag.) Yohan McKain, on Wednesday 20th June, 2018.