50-year-old man caught with 3-year-old child in a sexually compromising position Print
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Friday, 08 February 2019 00:00

An electrician from Rancho Dolores Village was remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being accused of rape of a child, a boy only three years ten months old.

Alfonso Perez, was unrepresented appeared before Magistrate Emmerson Banner in Court #5 where he was read a single charge of rape of a child.

Due to the nature of the offense, Magistrate Emmerson Banner informed Perez that no plea would be taken since the matter is an indictable offense.

He also told him that due to the age of the minor, he will not be granting him bail so he was remanded into custody at the Belize Central Prison until April 4, 2019.

In court, Perez said, “ I am not guilty. I want to give an explanation. I never rape him.”

But Magistrate Banner further explained to him that he need not explain and that no plea will be taken since the matter will be dealt with at the Supreme Court at a later date.

He also informed him that the offense he is charged with is a very serious matter and that he needs to get the assistance of an attorney to seek bail at the Supreme Court.

The allegations being made against Perez are that on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, he penetrated a child’s mouth with his penis.

The child in the company of his mother reported to police that on Wednesday, January 3, 2019, at around 8:00 p.m., her nine-year-old daughter went outside to pick in some clothes when she saw her baby brother, kneeling down in front of Perez.

Perez had his hand on the child’s head and he was moving back and forth on his private part.