A 23-year-old security officer will appear before the Siparia Magistrates’ Virtual Court today to answer to one count of sexual penetration of a minor.

The man was arrested on Wednesday following investigations conducted by the South Western Division Child Protection Unit (CPU) into the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl of the district.

According to the victim, the man took her to a location where they engaged in sexual activities. A report was subsequently made to CPU officers in February 2019 and a full-scale investigation resulted in the man’s arrest.

The suspect of Fyzabad will answer to the charge before a Siparia Magistrate today, Thursday 30th July, 2020.