A 40-year-old man was on Monday charged and released on $500,000 bail after being slapped with a rape charge.
Erwin Owen Marcus of Beehive, East Coast Demerara, appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Vigilance Magistrate’s Court.
He was charged with rape contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act Chapter 8:03. He was not required to plead to the indictable charge.
The Magistrate granted him bail in the sum of $500,000 and instructed him to make his next court appearance on January 11, 2022.