Shameer Clenklian, 20, of St Cuthbert’s Mission, Mahaica River, East Coast Demerara, was on Friday charged with rape.
Clenklian appeared before Magistrate Melissa Mittelholzer at the Mahaica Magistrate’s Court.
There, he was formally charged with the offence of rape contrary to Section 3(3)of the Sexual Offences Act Chapter 8:03.
The accused was not required to plead to the indictable charge and was released on $200,000 bail.
The conditionality attached to the bail is that he reports every other Monday to the Mahaica Police Station until the hearing and determination of the Paper Committal.
Clenklian’s next court date is December 23, 2021.