An alleged rape report has been filed with the police against a serving member of the Guyana Police Force. The incident is alleged to have taken place at 00:30hrs on February 15, 2021 at Kumaka, Moruca in the North West District.
Information received states that on 14th February, 2021 about 16:00 hrs the victim was socializing with some friends at a shop situated at Kumaka Water Front when the accused joined them. About 22:00 hrs on said date the party moved to a next location.
On 15th February, 2021 about 00:10 hrs the victim further alleges that she was later escorted to her home by the accused and a female friend who then left her alone in the company of the accused.
The victim further stated that about 00:30 hrs, being in a semi conciousness state, she realized that she was being sexually assaulted and raised an alarm which alerted the household and caused the accused to leave the premises.
A report was filed to the police on 15/02/2021 at 16:40 hrs and the accused has since been placed under close arrest.
Investigations are ongoing.