Portland farmer charged with rape of 15-year-old girl

October 25, 2020

A 48-year-old farmer has been charged with rape, following an incident in Commodore district, Portland on Friday, July 31.

Police reports are that a 15-year-old girl was on her way home at about 9 p.m. on July 31, when she was attacked by the farmer who had sexual intercourse with her against her will.

The matter was later reported to the police, and the farmer was subsequently arrested and charged with rape, by detectives attached to the Centre for Investigations of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA), on Friday, October 23.

His court date is being finalised.

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