Women's Issues In Guyana

Taxi driver remanded over carnal knowledge

Posted in Crimes against Women,Law Enforcement by wiig on April 21, 2008
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Stabroek News – April 21, 2008

A 59-year-old taxi-driver charged with having carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl was remanded to prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Maurice Fung of Lot 45 Princes Street, Werk-en-Rust was not required to plead to three charges of carnally knowing a girl under the age of 15 years and was remanded to prison by Principal Magistrate Melissa Robertson-Ogle.

It is alleged that between November 7 and November 30 last year, he had carnal knowledge of the minor. It is also alleged that he committed a similar act on February 13 and then last Tuesday.

Reports are that the police acting on information received went to a hotel and discovered Fung and the girl there. He was arrested and charged.

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