Businessman arrested for impregnating underage girl

A 26-year-old Clarendon businessman has been arrested and charged after allegedly impregnating an underage girl.

The man has been charged with having sexual intercourse with a person under 16 years. A court date has not been given for the accused man.

Police said from information received, the businessman and the child were in an intimate relationship between August 2021 and September 29, 2022.

It is reported that the accused had sexual intercourse with the complainant several times, resulting in her becoming pregnant.

A report was then made to the police. The accused was located and pointed out by the child to the police. He was arrested and subsequently charged.

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