The Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl at her home on Sunday evening. The incident reportedly took place at about 20:00h as the victim was at home alone.
Based on reports received, the suspect and the victim are known to each other via the social media platform, Facebook.
Police stated that on the day and time in question, the suspect reportedly showed up at the teen’s home and as she opened the door, he pushed her inside the house and committed the act without her permission.
He reportedly left the house after committing the act. A Police report was subsequently made and an investigation was launched.
The Police are making every effort to arrest the suspect.
Earlier in the month, Police ranks in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) arrested a man who has been accused of raping a 17-year-old female. The Police have said that the victim and the suspect are known to each other.
It was reported that on the day in question, the suspect had visited the teenager’s home, where he committed the act against her will. At the time, she was at home alone.
The act had reportedly left the teen unconscious, and upon regaining consciousness, she raised an alarm. A report was then made to the Police. The suspect has been arrested as further investigations get underway.
In another case prior, Police in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) arrested a 19-year-old male after he was accused of raping an intoxicated 16-year-old female. Police had stated that on the day in question, the suspect who is known to the victim reportedly picked her up from her home with his motor car, and along with two of her friends, they went to a bar and consumed alcohol.
“It is further alleged that while transporting the victim back home (she was intoxicated), the suspect stopped the car and forcefully committed the act without her consent,” the Police had reported.
The matter was subsequently reported to the Police after which, he was arrested but denied committing the act.