The Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force is attempting to verify damning claims that a soldier raped several school girls.
Yesterday, a widely circulated post suggested that a private from the Cumuto Barracks set up a girl to visit a house where he allegedly drugged and raped her.
It also alleged that he works with a school girl to lure his victims.
She has reportedly confessed to investigators.
A statement from the Defense Force says its first objective is to determine the veracity of the allegations.
The T&T Regiment has started repairs on a house on Carenage damaged by the downdraft of an airguard helicopter a week ago.
The repairs come after an apology by the Chief of Defense Staff earlier this week.
The following is the full statement by the T&T Defence Force: