A 38-year-old labourer from Wallerfield, Arima, has been arrested on for the offence with sexual touching of a minor.

The victim, a six-year-old female, reported to a family member that during the period April 1 and 19, April 2020, the accused, a male family member, who was charged with the responsibility of babysitting the victim, touched her on her vagina.

A report was made to the Child Protection Unit and enquirers were conducted. The accused was subsequently arrested and charged.

He was expected to appear at the Arima Magistrates’ Court today.

The arrest was spearheaded by the Child Protection Unit, namely W/Supt. George and ASP Nowbutt and supervised by Inspector Baptiste while Cpl Maurice led the investigations.