An elderly man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today charged with sexual penetration of a female minor, which occurred on Saturday.
According to the police Mohammed Hosein, 75, a pensioner, of South Oropouche, was charged with the offence on Sunday by officers of the South Western Division’s Child Protection Unit (SWDCPU), following a report of sexual penetration against a female victim.
Reports say the accused and the minor were found to be engaged in a sexual act at the accused’s home on Saturday.
A report was immediately made to the police and the accused was arrested on that same date.
The charge was laid against Hosein by Cpl (Ag.) Devon Boyce of the SWDCPU.