A Columbian national who has been in the country illegally since 2008, was denied bail when he appeared before a Port- of- Spain Magistrate, charged with the sexual touching of a nine-year-old child.
The offence is alleged to have occurred on September 24th at the child’s Port -of- Spain home.
46- year- old Josea Alberto Mina Mazuera of La Baja Road, St. Joseph, appeared before Magistrate Aden Stroude, in the Port- of- Spain 7th Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday to answer to the charge.
Bail was denied to facilitate the processing of an immigration detention order and the accused was remanded into custody.
The matter was adjourned to Friday December 29th.