Arima man charged with rape

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 07:15

An Arima man, previously held in connection with the rape of an 18- year-old woman, is set to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, after being charged with rape and grievous sexual assault by officers of the Arima Police Station.

Keston Keno Kelly, 33, of Train Line, Guanapo, Arima, was arrested by officers of the Arima Police Station, following a report made by the woman, alleging that the man had raped her at his home.

The victim was in the company of the accused, who offered to give her a ride to her home around 12:30pm on Sunday 13th May, 2018.

It was at this time, the man took the victim to Train Line Road, and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The victim subsequently made a report to the Arima Police Station.

The accused was later arrested at Tumpuna Road South, Arima, on the same day.

Charges were laid by WPC Mahalia O’Brien, of the Arima Police Station, one Wednesday 16th May, 2018.