Berbice teacher charged with raping two minors

A 25-year-old man, who is a teacher at a private school in Region Six, was yesterday placed on $120,000 bail each on two counts of alleged rape, at the Albion Magistrate’s Court.

Zafiel Yusuf, of Fyrish Village, Corentyne was charged with the rape of a child under sixteen years old.

Yusuf, who was represented by Attorney-at-Law Chandra Sohan, was not required to plead to the indictable charge, and Magistrate Marisa Mittelholzer placed him on $240,000 bail in total.

He is scheduled to return to court on June 27.

Zafiel Yusuf

Experts for Cabinet caucus on oil future

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