Trinidad: Man charged with sodomy, rape of disabled teenager

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A Princes Town man has been charged with buggery and grievous sexual assault against a 19-year-old woman with developmental delay.

Negus Charles was granted $300,000 bail by a San Fernando Magistrate. Charles, 38, is a labourer, of Realize Road, Princes Town.

He is also charged with indecent assault. The matter has been postponed to June 18.

Charles is alleged to have committed grievous sexual assault and indecent assault against the woman sometime between Thursday, March 1 and April 30.

The buggery offence allegedly took place on April 29.

The victim’s mother along with the victim made an official report to the Ste. Madeleine Police Station, May 1.

Charles was arrested two weeks later and charged by WPC Vernessa Buntin.