A vendor was today (Wednesday) arraigned before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan after he reportedly had sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old girl.
Twenty-five-year-old, Stephon Belle of Port Kaituma, Water Front, North West District (NWD) was not allowed to plead to the indictable charge against him.
It is being alleged that he engaged in sexual penetration with the girl on July 14 2018 at said Port Kaituma Water Front.
According to the case facts, he invited the minor to his place of abode and forcefully had sex with her.
As such the matter was reported to the Police and Belle was arrested and later charged.
He was granted $350,000 bail to next appear at the Matthews Ridge Magistrate Court on August 7 2018.