By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Thursday 15th November 2018)-Three days after disturbing allegations surfaced via social media about a sexual assault of a young woman in her 20s, the Police Public Relations Department reported that a man from the Basseterre area was arrested and charged on November 13, 2018 for the offence of Indecent Assault.

According to the authorities, the offence was allegedly committed on October 31, 2018 and the victim reported the matter to the police on November 09.

This media house is aware that this week’s publicly talked about allegation pointed at a particular individual who is well-known in the public said to be the offender.

It is alleged that he holds a senior civil servant position.

While it is not certain that the police press release issued today (Thursday) is linked to this week’s allegation, members of the public have noted the timeline of the subject matter with such offence related details from police.

It is understood that indecent assault describes sexual assault committed not involving rape.