An East Trinidad woman, charged with two counts of sexual penetration against a male child, has appeared before the Arima Magistrates’ Court, to answer to the charges.
According to a report in the Trinidad Express, Molly Houllier-Mahabir, aka ‘Doodoos’, 28, was granted TT$40,000 bail with surety when she appeared before Magistrate Brambhanan Dubey, in the Arima 1st Magistrates’ Court, on last Friday.
Bail was granted on the condition that the accused ceases all communication with the victim. The matter has been adjourned to Setmeber 21, the Express reported.
The charges were laid in accordance with the Children Act 2012 Chapter 46:01, which states, “penetration of a child” includes— (a) the insertion of any body part or any object into a child’s bodily orifice; or (b) the insertion of a part of a child’s body into a person’s bodily orifice.”