( Real News Antigua ) Another minor reportedly has been sexually molested, and the
Police are conducting investigations into the claim.
Allegations are that an eight-year-old girl was raped by a man who
is known to her.
Reports say that, on October 1, the child’s mother took her to the
Criminal Investigations Department and reported the sexual
It is alleged that the man had been violating the girl over time and
that the abuse had started between eight months and a year ago.
It was only last week that a nine-year-old was indecently assaulted
by an unknown man, who touched her chest inappropriately and
kissed her on the cheek.
In that incident, the perpetrator allegedly led the child away from
school, took her to a secluded area, and assaulted her.
Meanwhile, concerns remain about an increase in rape cases, as was
confirmed by a health professional, who warned that females in the
communities of Creekside, Golden Grove, Nut Grove, and Grays Farm
are especially vulnerable.
Several victims have shared their experiences with REAL News and
chided the Police for not bringing the situation to the public.