A 41-year-old construction worker from Trinidad and Tobago has been granted bail after he was arrested and charged with sexual touching of a minor.
The man whose name cannot be made public had to also present a surety in the sum of $50,000 when he appeared before a Couva Magistrate
According to reports, the victim and her mother reported to police that on “December 31, 2022, she was at her home when a male relative entered her bedroom where he touched her inappropriately. Officers of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) were contacted and an investigation launched into the matter, which resulted in a male suspect being arrested on January 31, 2023,”
The matter was adjourned to March 1, 2023.