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A man was denied bail who allegedly raped his step-daughter was brought before the court Tuesday.  

The 38-year-old man was charged with the offence of sexual penetration of a child.

He was denied bail in a virtual hearing before Princes Town Magistrate magistrate Indira Misir-Gosine.

He was arrested and charged by WPC Ramroop, of the Southern Division Child Protection Unit (CPU) on June 7. 

Police received a report by a woman that she caught her husband in the bedroom of her 11-year-old daughter earlier that day. 

Investigations into the case were headed by W/Superintendent Claire Guy-Alleyne, and supervised by Insp Khan of the Southern CPU.

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