rape

Repeat sex offender detained by police

A man who was charged and released on bail for several previous sexual offences is due to be placed on several identification parades tomorrow.

According to police reports, he was arrested by officers of the Central Division, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Chaguanas district this morning in connection with several reports of serious indecency and indecent exposure.

The suspect from Enterprise, Chaguanas, who is in his late thirties, was wanted in connection with a number of sexual offences and other crimes occurring in the Division.

Man, 54, sentenced to 10 years' jail for raping 12-year-old girl

Eleven years af­ter he was ac­cused of rap­ing a child, a URP work­er has been sen­tenced to ten years in jail.

Kelvin Dun­can, 54, was sent to jail by Jus­tice Lisa Ram­sumair-Hinds in the San Fer­nan­do Third Crim­i­nal Court al­most a month af­ter he was found guilty by a nine-mem­ber ju­ry.

Dun­can de­nied that he raped the 12-year-old girl. He was accused of the crime when he was 43 years old.

In the mat­ter pros­e­cut­ed by at­tor­ney Sta­cy Laloo-Chong, it was al­leged the child was raped on a date un­known be­tween Jan­u­ary and April 2007.

Tunapuna man charged with rape of 18-year-old woman

A 35-year-old man is now in police custody in connection with the rape of an 18-year-old woman which occurred yesterday in Tunapuna.

The suspect, of Tunapuna, was arrested by officers of the Tunapuna Police Station, following a report made by the woman alleging that the man had raped her around 2:30 pm on Monday at an apartment in Tunapuna.

The victim was at a relative’s apartment when a man known to her entered the premises and proceeded to have sexual intercourse with her against her will.

Siparia man charged with raping developmentally-challenged woman

A Siparia man has been charged with rape and grievous sexual assault of a 25-year-old developmentally-challenged woman.

Andy Joseph, a 54-year-old of Syne Village, Siparia, was charged with one count of rape and two counts of grievous sexual assault, by officers attached to the Siparia Criminal Investigations Department (CID), on Sunday 21st October, 2018.

The charges arose from incidents which allegedly occurred sometime between February and October 2018, at the victim’s home.

Female student escapes rapist at UWI

The Guild of Stu­dents of The Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies has called an emer­gency meet­ing for to­mor­row, af­ter a sec­ond-year fe­male stu­dent es­caped an at­tempt­ed rape and rob­bery at the cam­pus ear­li­er to­day.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, the stu­dent was at­tacked near the fe­male lock­er bath­room at the Stu­dent Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre by an un­known as­sailant around 1 pm and was in­ju­red by her at­tack­er be­fore he fled.

Police officer skips work; ends up on rape charge

"Dis­turb­ing and con­fus­ing."

This was how the Po­lice Ser­vice So­cial and Wel­fare As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent In­sp Michael Seales de­scribed the in­ci­dent in which a po­lice of­fi­cer re­port­ed­ly aban­doned du­ty, went to a club where he met a woman and sub­se­quent­ly sex­u­al­ly as­sault­ed her be­fore con­fess­ing to the crime.

The Spe­cial Re­serve Po­lice­man (SRP), who is at­tached to the Guard Unit at River­side, Port-of-Spain, is ex­pect­ed to ap­pear in court to­day to face charges of rape and se­ri­ous in­de­cen­cy.

Construction supervisor charged with kidnapping & rape

A 35-year-old man has been remanded into custody after appearing before a Mayaro Magistrate today, charged with several offences, including rape and kidnapping.

Nandlal Ryan Dookie, 35, a construction supervisor, of Pierreville, Mayaro, who was also charged with breach of a protection order, common assault, possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, pleaded guilty to all charges when he appeared before Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay, in the Mayaro Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday 19th July, 2018.

The matter has been postponed to Monday 23rd July, 2018.

Woman raped in home invasion

A 51-year-old San Fernando woman was robbed and raped by gunmen who invaded her home on Wednesday night.

Reports stated that the woman’s brother was in the yard around 8.30 pm when two gunmen ran up to him.

They began to beat him with gun butts and while doing so, a shot accidentally went off.

No one was hit, but it woke the woman, who remained in her bedroom.

The gunmen then dragged her brother into the house and they scoured the rooms for valuable items.

Taxi driver freed of raping cousin

A 39-year-old taxi driver from Arima has been freed of raping his cousin in 2009.

The man, who cannot be identified to protect the identity of his alleged victim, was found not guilty of the crime in the Port-of-Spain High Court on Tuesday afternoon.

It took a nine-member jury before Justice Kathy Ann Waterman-Latchoo almost three hours to return with a unanimous verdict for the man, who maintained that the sexual encounter was consensual.

According to the State’s case, the attack occurred on March 21, 2009, near to the Santa Rosa Race Track in Carapo.

Arima man charged with rape

An Arima man, previously held in connection with the rape of an 18- year-old woman, is set to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, after being charged with rape and grievous sexual assault by officers of the Arima Police Station.

Keston Keno Kelly, 33, of Train Line, Guanapo, Arima, was arrested by officers of the Arima Police Station, following a report made by the woman, alleging that the man had raped her at his home.

The victim was in the company of the accused, who offered to give her a ride to her home around 12:30pm on Sunday 13th May, 2018.

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