Guyanese convicted of raping 12-yr-old
May 11, 2004
New Jersey police are searching for a 50-year-old New Brunswick man who fled last Thursday, hours before a jury convicted him of raping a 12-year-old girl.
Guyana-born Kamrudeen Alli, whose last known address was at 14 Howard St. in the city, was charged in April 2002 after New Brunswick school officials contacted police when they learned the girl was sevenhs pregnant.
According to an article in the New Brunswick Home News Tribune, the girl identified Alli as the father. Alli denied he had sexual intercourse with the girl, but a paternity DNA test established that he impregnated her, authorities said. The child was stillborn.
After his arrest, he was freed on $100,000 bail. He was indicted in October 2002 on charges of aggravated sexual assault, a first-degree offence, and the second-degree offences of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He faces up to 20 years in prison on the first-degree charge alone.
The trial before Superior Court Judge James Mulvihill, sitting in New Brunswick, started last Tuesday. He failed to appear for the hearing on Thursday. Later that day, the jury found him guilty of all three charges, authorities said.
Alli is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair. He has also gone by the alias Mike Alli Kudro.