Charges laid in Dennery rape and chopping incident

A male suspect has been charged in the recent rape and chopping incident at Dennery.

The incident occurred on October 8, 2016.

It is unlawful to identify the suspect.

He was charged with Rape, Attempted Murder and Stealing from Person.

The charges were laid on  Friday October 14, 2016.

The suspect is accused of raping a woman in her fifties after offering the mother of three children a ride home.

The women told the Times that the man was a trusted friend.

She recalled that after driving her to a bushy area and forcibly having sex with her, the man took a meat cleaver from the back of his vehicle and chopped her multiple times before leaving the scene with her purse containing among other things – a mobile telephone.

The victim said she managed to find help and was eventually driven to the police station and later to the hospital.

Police are also  investigating an alleged  Rape incident which occurred about  3:30 am on Saturday October 15, 2016 at La Caye, Dennery, along with a  kidnapping which occurred about 3:15 am on the same day Derniere Riviere, Dennery.

The investigation also includes a house fire suspected to be arson which occurred between 3:15am and 6:30am on the same Saturday at Derniere Riviere, Dennery

The three incidents are suspected to be interrelated.

Two individuals in custody assisting with investigations.


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