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Monday 19 March 2018

Girl, 13, missing after gang-rape

. POLICE are searching for a 13-year-old girl who disappeared days after she was attacked and gang-raped by four teens on a beach at King’s Wharf, San Fernando. The vicious attack took place last Saturday. The four boys yesterday appeared before a San Fernando magistrate.

They were charged under the Children’s Act and not under the Sexual Offences Act.

According to a report made to the San Fernando CID, the girl was sexually assaulted on ‘Bakayard Beach, King’s Wharf near a housing settlement in Embacadere on Saturday. Yesterday, the teen boys also of Embacadere, appeared before Magistrate Ava Vandenburg-Bailey in the Sixth Court, San Fernando.

Three of the four were granted bail in the sum of $75,000 each while the fourth was remanded into custody.

The case was adjourned to September 22. Police confirmed that a search is underway for the missing girl. WPC Kerry Cedeno Figaro charged the four teenagers.


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