A 65-year-old pastor yesterday appeared in court charged with committing sexual offences against a 13-year-old Form One pupil.
Cecil Maxman, of Kelly Village, Caroni, appeared before Magistrate Gillian Scotland in the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.
The Baptist pastor was not called upon to enter a plea on the charges that between July 12 and 17 this year, he committed an act of grievous sexual assault and indecently assaulted the girl.
The charges were laid by Constable Ann Marie Singh.
Maxman was unrepresented by counsel yesterday.
Police prosecutor Shiva Boodoo told the court that a tracing of Maxman’s criminal background was yet to be obtained by the police and it will be available at the next hearing of the matter.Read more