Ivor Leacock, the Linden businessman who is ensnarled in a sex probe has been remanded.
He appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Melissa Robertson, at the Georgetown Magistrates Court, yesterday.
Leacock, who owns an Internet Café, is accused of having carnal knowledge of a female under 15 years of age on February 8, at Linden.
He was not required to plead to the indictable charge. He was represented by attorney at law James Bond.
Kaieteur News understands that the lawyer in a bail application said that his client was framed.
However, Police Prosecutor Stephen Telford, opposed bail, on the grounds of the seriousness of the charge.
Leacock was remanded to prison and is expected to make another court appearance at the Christian-Burg Magistrates Court today.
On Wednesday last, police raided the businessman’s home and found the two underage girls.
According to reports, the incident came to light on Tuesday when an official from a private school observed the two minors entering the businessman’s home.
The official immediately contacted the police who visited the suspect’s home and found the girls and the businessman there.
One of the girls reportedly fainted after a sexual encounter, prompting fear in the other.
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