Thu | Jul 29, 2021

Five charged in buggery case involving 13-year-old girl

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 12:25 PM
The young girl was assaulted on April 26.

The police in St Ann have charged the five persons taken into custody in connection with the case of buggery involving a 13-year-old girl.

Deputy Superintendent Linton Bailey, who is in charge of crime for St Ann, told The Gleaner that the accused have been charged with abduction, buggery, and grievous sexual assault and are to appear in court on Friday.

The accused, whose names are being withheld, are two 16-year-old boys, an 18-year-old, another is 20 and the other is 23.  

The young girl was assaulted on April 26.

The police had reported that she when to stay with her grandmother while her mother went to work.

While making her way to a shop she was accosted and dragged into an unfinished building where she was buggered.

The incident was reported to the police days later and the suspects were subsequently picked up.

Follow The Gleaner on Twitter and Instagram @JamaicaGleaner and on Facebook @GleanerJamaica. Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169 or email us at or