Three Held for Sexual Offences against Minors in CPU Exercises

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Monday, February 3, 2020 - 13:00

Two intelligence-led operations by the Child Protection Unit (CPU) in the Northern and Tobago Divisions have led to the arrests of three persons for sexual offences against minors.

One couple is expected to appear before an Arima magistrate today, while a man is expected to face a Scarborough magistrate today.

The two exercises were conducted by CPU officers on Friday 31 January, 2020.

In the first incident, officers of the  Northern Division’s  CPU  arrested a 40-year-old  man  for  two  counts  of  sexual  penetration  against  a  child, and  one  count  of  sexual  touching of  a  child. 

His 37-year-old wife also was arrested on one count of failing to report the sexual abuse of a minor.

WPC Lee-Periera of the Northern Division’s CPU laid the charges and the couple is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, Monday 3 February, 2020.

In the second incident, officers of the Tobago Division’s CPU arrested a 20-year-old  man  for  two  counts  of  sexual  penetration against  a  child, and two counts of sexual touching of a child.

WPC Corbin-Clarke of the Tobago Division’s CPU laid the charges. The man is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate today, Monday 3 February, 2020.

The exercises were spearheaded by (Ag.) W/Superintendent George and Assistant Superintendent of Police Nowbutt, and supervised by (Ag.) Inspector Singh and W/Sergeant Morton, all of the CPU.

 

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