Charles Bucknor accused of performing Oral Sex on 12-year-old Girl Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

On Thursday, July 18th, Charles Bucknor, a Belize City carpenter, was denied bail for committing an aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a 12-year-old girl.

Allegations are that Tuesday, July 16th, he allegedly performed oral sex on a 12-year-old girl who recently graduated from a North Side Primary School.

Bucknor, who was unrepresented, appeared before Senior Magistrate, Sharon Frazer in where he was read a single charge of aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a minor.

He pleaded not guilty but the court prosecutor objected to bail on the grounds that there is a possibility that Bucknor could be additionally charged with other offenses in connection with the same incident. On his behalf, Bucknor told the court that he is a father and that this is the first such allegation being made against and he thinks he deserves to get bail in the matter.

The Senior Magistrate told him that in such a sensitive case, since allegations of these have become more frequent, for his own safety she denied him bail and remanded him to prison. His case was then adjourned until August 29th.