Thursday 17 October, 2019

Bail for man, 63, accused of sexually assaulting 10-yr-old girl

A 63-year-old man has appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate on allegations of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.

The accused, Taradath Maraj, appeared on Monday before Senior Magistrate Joanne Connor in the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.

The accused was not called upon to enter a plea.

Maraj was represented by defence attorney Taradath Singh.

After submissions to the court, Maraj was granted bail at $60,000 to be approved by a clerk of the peace, under the condition that he report to the police once a week.

The matter was then adjourned to May 21.

 

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