[Updated after second Court appearance] In Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 28] a 21-year-old man pleaded guilty to three counts of Unlawful Carnal Knowledge of a 14-year-old female.
The first charge related to an encounter in April 2012, the second and third occurred in August 2012. Crown Prosecutor Susan Mulligan told the Senior Magistrate that the matter came to light after the girl and her mother had a conversation where the girl admitted having had sex and identified the man.
The Magistrate was told that the man was aware she was only 14. On three occasions he had gone to her home when her parents were out and engaged in sex. Some details surrounding the actual sex were brought up in Court, and the Prosecutor said that there was no evidence that force had ever been used.
Senior Magistrate Archie Warner ordered the man held in custody overnight and he will re-appear tomorrow morning when arrangements will be made for his sentencing.
Update: The man’s name is Ajani Albouy-Lovell, and the Court heard he lives in the Emergency Housing Shelter in St George’s. He has previously been before the Courts on other matters.
Update Nov 29, 11.05am: Mr Albouy-Lovell re-appeared in Court this morning and has been granted bail of $10,000 with one surety. The Court ordered that he must not contact or interfere in any way with the victim. A social enquiry report was ordered, and his sentencing was set for January 2013.
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