Jamaica: Man abused and raped stepdaughter multiple times, charged

Jamaica: Man abused and raped stepdaughter multiple times, charged
Jamaica: Man abused and raped stepdaughter multiple times, charged

Jamaica: Law officials in Westmoreland, Jamaica, have charged a 58-year-old painter with rape, aggravated sexual assault and sexual touching of his stepdaughter.

According to reports, the stepdaughter, who is a student, filed a complaint and reported the brutal incident to the police on April 26. Following the report, the man was arrested at his home and taken into custody.

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According to police, between November and December 2023, the suspect inappropriately touched the minor’s legs and also kissed her on her lips and chest. The victim was subdued by the suspect at the time, but the assault continued between January and February 2024.

The complainant told the police officials that he went to the suspect’s room to return a lighter to him, after which he held her tightly and started inserting her finger into her vagina, after which he raped her.

After this brutal incident, the victim was traumatized and reported the incident to the officials. Meanwhile, the suspect was arrested at his home on May 1 and taken to Savanna-la-Mar police station, where he was charged with several offenses of sexual assault.

Crime incidents against women in Jamaica are on the rise with citizens asking the officials to take strict action against the offenders so that women, especially teenagers, can be saved from his brutality.

In another sexual assault incident, a 30-year-old taxi driver has been charged with aggravated assault after committing the crime in December 2023.

The suspect had sexual contact with a 14-year-old child several times. It is said that when the minor’s family members came to know about the incident, they reported it to the police, who subsequently arrested and charged the suspect.

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The suspect has been identified as Dohane Morris and police said further details have not been made public due to the sensitivity of the incident.