Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Gym instructor granted $250K bail on rape charges

A 25-year-old man before a Siparia Magistrate on Monday, charged with rape.

Kriston Seepersad appeared before Magistrate Wendy Dougdeen-Bally to face the offence, as well as allegations of sexual assault and indecent assault.

He was represented by attorney Wayne Rajbansie.

The State was represented by police prosecutor Star Jacob.

PC Mohammed of the Penal CID was the charging officer in the matter.

The charges were linked to an incident which allegedly occurred in Penal on February 24 of this year.

During his court appearance, bail was secured at $250,000, on the condition that he have no direct or indirect contact with the victim in the matter.

The matter is expected to be recalled on September 30.

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