Andre Hetsberger, a 46-year-old former television cameraman for Evening News, was today found guilty by a 12-member jury of raping a 13-year-old girl.
Hetsberger is accused of ‘sexually penetrating’ the 13-year-old girl – his niece – on October 17, 2014.
In January 2015, Hetsberger was charged for the offence before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and was released on $300,000 bail.
According to reports, on October 17, 2014, he engaged in ‘digital penetration’ (finger) with his wife’s 13-year-old niece. He was also accused of forcing the child to engage in fellatio with him. Andre maintained his innocence throughout the trial.