There have been 159 reported rape cases 2014 as compared to 202 in 2013. These stats reported by the Crime and Analysis Problem Agency….
Today, there is news that an 18 year old became the latest victim of sexual assault attach in the Debe area. According to reports, the young woman boarded a taxi from Debe to San Fernando and was accosted at knife point by the taxi driver, assaulted and subsequently thrown out of the taxi by her attacker.
The incident occurred around 8:30pm.
This latest incident follows the case of a 47 year old pastor who is accused of raping a woman. He has since appeared in court and has been placed on $300,000 bail.
In September a 63-year-old spiritual man of Charlieville was arrested and charged for raping a 31-year-old woman who went to him for spiritual healing.
The authorities are urging all women to be vigilant, in light of the prevalence of rape cases.
You can contact 657-5333 and report cases of rape.