GDF rank arrested for raping girl, 14



A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.

The incident occurred in Region One (Barima-Waini) some time between September 2020 to now.

Police said a preliminary investigation into the matter revealed that the victim and suspect shared a relationship for about one year.

However, on September 14, 2021, the matter was reported to the police and the suspect was arrested.

Investigations are ongoing.