Man arrested for allegedly raping woman


A man who reportedly admitted to raping a 21-year-old woman is currently in Police custody. 

According to a Police report, the incident occurred around 18:15 hours on Tuesday at Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).  Investigations disclosed that on the day in question at around 18:15 hours, the victim was walking on the street when the suspect came from behind and grabbed her by the neck. 

He then threw her into a bushy drain next to the said street and forcibly committed the act. The victim resisted bit the suspect and escaped. A report was made to the Police and she was escorted to the hospital.  The suspect was thereafter arrested. 

When told of the offence and cautioned, he admitted and as such was placed in Police custody.


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