Sophia man, technicians slapped with rape charges

first_imgA Sophia, Greater Georgetown man was on Wednesday remanded to prison after he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on a rape charge.It is alleged that 34-year-old Aduke Josiah of Plum Street, Sophia, raped a 15-year-old girl on August 18, 2018. The prosecution is contended that the teen was in his care at the time of the incident. Following the incident, the teen informed her mother what had occurred and a report was made to the Police. In court on Wednesday, the prosecution did not say why the charges were instituted eight months later. However, Josiah was remanded to prison and the case will continue on April 12.Meanwhile, a technician, who is accused of raping a woman who rejected his advances, was released on $100,000 bail when he too appeared before the Chief Magistrate.It is alleged that on August 24, 2018, he made sexual advances towards the Virtual Complainant, but she rejected him. This alleged made the 57-year-old angry and he reportedly forced himself onto her. The alleged rape reportedly occurred at Alberttown, Georgetown.The case will continue on April 10.last_img read more