A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
The incident occurred in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Essequibo).
According to the police, “the victim and suspect, who are related, were sexually involved and based on suspicions, the victim was questioned and confessed to what occurred.”
A report was then made at the Lethem Police Station yesterday and the suspect was arrested and placed in custody.
Investigations are ongoing.