Fondling of nine-year-old girls
Alleged child molester makes bail
Kaieteur News
June 19, 2004

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RUDOLPH Birbal, the 48-year-old man, who was accused of kissing and fondling two nine-year-old girls made his first court appearance yesterday before Magistrate Reakha Persaud.

Birbal, of Lot 1 Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara, was charged with two counts of indecent assault and was granted bail in the sum of $30,000 after he pleaded not guilty at the Providence Magistrateís Court.

It is alleged that on June 14 last, Birbal called an under-aged girl into his kitchen and kissed her as she was passing near his house.

On the same day, another nine-year-old claimed to have been fondled in the garage of the suspectís home after she went to pay her lessons fees.

The two girls are pupils of one of Birbalís female relative who keeps lessons at the bottom flat of the manís house.

He will return to court on July 16.