Sexual Abuse

24 charged with serious sexual offences in July, 13 victims under 18

Statistics released by the Office of the Director Public Prosecutions (ODPP) today revealed that a total of 24 people were charged in 45 separate incidents in July this year. The offences were: Rape (35) Attempted rape (3) Sexual assault (7) There were two people charged with serious sexual offences that were under the age of 18 […]

Serelisoni Moceica

August 1, 2016 11:12 am

Statistics released by the Office of the Director Public Prosecutions (ODPP) today revealed that a total of 24 people were charged in 45 separate incidents in July this year.

The offences were:

  • Rape (35)
  • Attempted rape (3)
  • Sexual assault (7)

There were two people charged with serious sexual offences that were under the age of 18 years.

There were 22 victims of the 45 separate incidents.

There were a total of 13 victims of serious sexual offences under the age of 18 years.

There were five sexual offences that occurred where the victims were related to the accused person.

There was one serious sexual offence where the accused person was the biological father and the victim was 8 years old.

Another serious sexual offence involved a 56-year-old biological grandfather and the victim was 10 years old.

There was one serious sexual offence where the accused person was an 83-year-old landlord and the victim was 11 years old.

There were five cases that were discontinued after discontinuances (Nolle Prosequi) were filed. Of the five, one was discontinued due to a false complaint from the complainant.

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