There is a disturbing report of rape coming from the southern District of Stann Creek, where a 37 year old stepfather is alleged to have had sexual intercourse with his 16 year old stepdaughter against her will.
Often when disparaging reports of rape reach our desk we do well to expose these perpetrators. However, in this case, for the sake of the victim, we cannot reveal the perpetrator’s particulars.
What we can tell you is that on 2nd of February 2015, a 16 year old minor, accompanied by her mother visited the Dangriga Police Station, where she reported that her stepfather had sexual intercourse with her against her will on three separate occasions- on the 11th of December 2014 at around 2 pm while at home, and on the 12th and 18th of December.
Police are have since detained the 37 year old stepfather pending charges.