Broadcaster charged with assaulting girl, 13
-remanded after teen voices fear for life
A broadcaster is now a remanded prisoner after being charged with assaulting a 13-year-old girl and threatening her mother.
Ossie Rodgers, who is a broadcaster attached to the NTN Channel 69 and NTN radio 89.1 FM, appeared at the Sparendaam Magis-trate’s Court yesterday to answer the charges, which allegedly stemmed from the girl’s communication with a 15-year-old boy who is known to him.
Rodgers, 39, of Lot 52 Atlantic Ville, denied that he assaulted the teenager, causing her actual bodily harm on March 26, at Industry, East Coast Demerara. He further denied that on the same day he threatened her mother with a piece of wood. It is the prosecution’s case that Rodgers went to the girl’s home and confronted her …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.