25 of the 34 victims of serious sex offences in Sept were under the age of 18 years

25 of the 34 victims of serious sex offences in Sept were under the age of 18 years

By Vijay Narayan
Monday 03/10/2022
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25 of the 34 victims of serious sex offences in September were under the age of 18 years.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions says a 37 year old man was charged with the rape of his 4 year old daughter while in another incident, a 33 year old man was charged with five counts of rape of his 11 year old stepdaughter.

A 36 year old man was charged with 10 counts of rape of his 17 year old stepdaughter while in another incident, a 29 year old man was charged with one count of rape of his 16 year old stepdaughter.

In another incident, a 38 year old man was charged with two counts of rape, one count of sexual assault, one count of indecent assault and one count of assault causing actual bodily harm to his 15 year old stepdaughter.

A 32-year-old man was charged with the rape of his 16 year old cousin while in another incident, a 21 year old man was charged with the rape of his 17 year old cousin.

There was one incident where a 31 year old man was charged with the rape and sexual assault of his 15 year old niece while in another incident, a 35 year old man was charged with four counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault of his 15 year old niece.

A 40 year old man was charged with the attempted rape of his 16 year old niece.

A 31 year old man was charged with three counts of rape of his 14 year old stepsister while in another incident a 25 year old man was charged with the rape of his 14 year old sister-in-law.

A 25 year old man was charged with the rape of his 22 year old co-worker.

A 50 year old man was charged with two counts of rape of a 15 year old girl. The accused person was a friend of the victim’s father.

In another incident, a 26 year old man was charged with the rape of a 20 year old woman while in another incident, a 27 year old man was charged with the rape and sexual assault of a 22 year old woman who met the accused person at a bus stop.

The DPP’s Office says a 36 year old man was charged with three counts of rape of a 23 year old woman while in another incident a 23 year old man was charged with the rape of a 21 year old woman after a drinking party.

There was one incident where a 33 year old man was charged with the rape and defilement of a 15 year old girl while in another incident, a 30 year old man was charged with the rape of a 19 year old woman.

A 70 year old man was charged with the defilement of a 15 year old girl from his village while in another incident, a 19 year old man was charged with the defilement of a 14 year old girl from his village.

Four cases were withdrawn after discontinuances were filed due to a false complaint, and inconsistent and insufficient evidence.



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