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Man accused of raping step-sister granted bail

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2012 | 5:21 PM

A St Catherine man accused of raping his step-sister was granted $200,000 bail when he appeared in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

He is Dwayne Marriot, a 25-year-old musician of a Portmore, St Catherine address. Marriott is alleged to have sexually assaulted his 16-year-old step-sister at home.

Marriott’s attorney, Courtney Maxwell made a successful bail application saying his client was not a flight-risk and had a clean record.

The accused was granted bail on the condition that he kept away from the complainant.

He is to return to court on May 22.