Man arrested for allegedly raping intoxicated girl, 16


A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping an intoxicated 16-year-old girl. 

A Police report said that the incident took place at around 17:00 hours on Friday in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo).

Investigations revealed that the man and the teen girl are known to each other. He picked her up from her home along with two of her friends in his motorcar.

They then went and consumed alcohol. It is further alleged that while transporting the intoxicated girl back home, the man stopped the car and had sex with her without her consent.

A report was made to the Police and the girl was taken to the hospital. The suspect was contacted, told of the offence, and cautioned. He however denied it. He remains in Police custody pending investigations.


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