Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Police investigating alleged child sex abuse reports

Police are investigating reports of child sex abuse in San Fernando after the issue was shared to social media earlier this week.

Officers attached to the Ste Madeleine Police Station are investigating the reports, which concern a family in Golconda Village.

Social media posts have been shared online alleging that the man sexually abused a three-year-old child. The ages of the children range from three to 11 years old, however, it is not clear if all of the children were abused. 

An anonymous citizen shared the post to social media earlier this week, saying that as a mother she was concerned by the reports.

The woman added that reports were previously made to the police, however, nothing was done.

“I would like to remain anonymous. There is some children needs help. They are being physically emotionally and sexually abused...ages 11,9,7,6,3, and 2..PLEASE can you help because the police are doing nothing.”

She said the man had been left to watch the children and was caught naked with the three-year-old child.

“On 11 the (relative) left him to watch the kids. He send the older ones outside and kept the 3 years old inside with him. When the brother went to see what's going on he saw the child and the man both naked. Officers went home to speak to the brother but he got scared and didn't speak up.”

She claimed that the children were not fed and previously one child was treated at hospital after  being beaten with a cable.

Investigations are continuing.


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