Two men accused of sex crimes against underaged girls are remanded to prison until their September 3 committal dates

As the Police make inroads into bringing sexual predators to justice, the Court
is also playing its role in protecting young members of the society.
According to reports, a 27-year-old man has been remanded to His Majesty’s
Prison for sexually assaulting an underaged girl.

The Police had arrested and charged the man with one count of unlawful
sexual intercourse and one count of serious indecency. These acts are alleged
to have been committed on April 5 this year. However, it is further alleged
that the accused has similar charges pending in the High Court.
During his first court appearance for this most recent offence, he was refused
bail, and the magistrate ordered that he be remanded because of his prior

His committal proceedings are set for September 3.
Meanwhile, a 25-year-old man was also placed on remand at His Majesty’s
Prison on charges of sexually violating a 14-year-old girl.

The Police charged the man with three counts of unlawful sexual intercourse,
alleged to have taken place between May 6 and 11 at a location on the western
side of the island.

Apparently, the alleged perpetrator’s proximity to the victim, as well as her
safety, was a factor in the court’s decision to deny bail, and the magistrate
ordered that the man be remanded.

Committal proceedings are set for September 3.