Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant

Investigations are continuing into the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl at a guest house at La Fillette Village, Blanchissuese, on November 3.

The teen’s parents reported the incident to the police on Monday. The girl said between November 1 and 6 she was on a vacation with her parents and siblings the guest house.

At about 11 pm on November 3, she met the suspect who identified himself by an alias and said he was an employee at the establishment. He invited her into an unfinished apartment at a different location on the said compound where he had sexual intercourse with her.

On November 5, the victim told her parents what had happened and she was taken to a medical centre in Santa Cruz, where she was medically examined. She and her father were referred to the North Eastern Division’s Child Protection Unit.

Upon further investigations, the suspect, a 60-year-old man from Morvant, was detained for questioning.