Taxi driver charged for raping 14-year-old girl

first_imgA 32-year-old taxi driver appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty on Tuesday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, charged for having sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl.It is alleged that Jowell Williams, of Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD), between January 1, and February 15, 2019, while in the vicinity of Farm, EBD, engaged in sexual penetration of a child who is under the age of consent.It is alleged that the 14-year-old was left in Williams’ care when the alleged rape occurred. Reports are the teen informed her parents of the incident and was taken to the Police station where a report was made. Williams was arrested and charged after a medical examination revealed the child was penetrated.The taxi driver was remanded to prison and the case will continue on March 11.last_img