Berbice man arrested for raping 3 teenaged brothers

A 39-year-old Berbice man is in Police custody for allegedly raping three teenaged brothers.

Police said that the man allegedly raped the three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, during the course of 2020 and up until October 8, 2021.

According to the victims, the suspect is known to them personally and they would often get permission from their parents to go to his house to do chores. On several occasions, separately, the victims were threatened at knifepoint by the suspect who then committed the acts on them against their will and consent.

They did not tell anyone since they were threatened but it became overbearing and the first victim told a family member what transpired.

As a result, a report was made to the police and investigations led to the arrest of the suspect on Sunday 10th October at about 12:30h.

He is presently in custody assisting investigators with the investigation.