ST ANN, Jamaica - A St Ann businessman has been charged with several breaches of the Sexual Offences Act following an incident in the parish on Monday, May 29.
Charged is 67-year-old Cecil Walters of Hill View, Ocho Rios in the parish.
Walters was charged with rape, buggery, unlawful retention and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Reports are that about 10:00 am, Walters, who is the owner of a guesthouse, allegedly gained entry to the complainant’s room where he raped her. She reportedly attempted to escape and was hit in the face by Walters.
A report was subsequently made to the police and on arrival at the premises, Walters was pointed out by the woman.
He was arrested and charged. A court date for him is being finalised.