Two teenage boys have been charged with rape plus aiding and abetting Rape, following an incident involving a 12-year-old girl in Crooks Bottom District, St Elizabeth on January 1, 2021.

Reports are that the child went to her neighbour’s house to use the internet for online school.

While there, a 17-year-old boy held her down and allowed his 16-year-old relative to sexually assault her.

The incident was reported to the police and an investigation launched.

The boys were subsequently arrested.

And in another incident, a 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with rape following an incident in Seaforth, St. Thomas on March 5.

Reports are that a 10-year-old girl was at the home of the teen when he held her down and sexually assaulted her.

The girl managed to escape and reported the incident.