No bail for accused in rape of 12-year-old girl

A 50-year-old man was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with raping a 12-year-old girl.

Lakeram Persaud
Lakeram Persaud

Lakeram Persaud appeared in a city court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, who read the charge against him during an in-camera hearing.

Though members of the public or media were not permitted into the court room, a reliable source informed this newspaper that Persaud was remanded and will appear at the Bartica Magistrate’s Court on May 11.

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