Sophia man to face jury for raping 15-year-old

first_imgAduke JosiahAduke Josiah, who is currently out on $300,000 bail, was on Thursday committed to stand trial at the High Court before a judge and jury for raping a child under the age of 16.The 34-year-old man of Plum Park, Sophia, Greater Georgetown stood before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, where he was told that the court was provided with sufficient evidence and as such, the matter would be sent to the High Court for trial.The indictable charge stated that on August 8, 2018, at Plum Park, Sophia, he engaged in sexual activity with a child under the age of 16.On the day in question, the teen was at home alone when Josiah forced his way into her room and had sexual intercourse with her. The girl later told her parents what transpired and a report was made to the Police. The defendant was subsequently arrested and charged.last_img read more