39-year-old man remanded for raping teenage girl

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first_imgA man who allegedly had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl who was left in his care was on Thursday arraigned for the offence at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Jessy BoyalThirty-nine-year-old Jessy Boyal of Waramuri Village, North West District, Region One (Barima-Waini), appeared before Principal Magistrate Faith McGusty and was not required to plead to the indictable charge.The charge stated that between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 at Waramuri Village, he engaged in sexual penetration with an underage child. The matter was heard in-camera.According to information, on the day in question, the child was left in the care of the accused and he allegedly made advances towards her, which resulted in him having sexual intercourse with the child.Nevertheless, the child later confided in her mother and the matter was reported. An investigation was carried out, and Boyal was arrested and charged.Boyal was remanded to prison, and his next court appearance was slated for October 7, 2019 when he would appear before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for reassignment.last_img

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