By NICO SCAVELLA
Tribune Staff Reporter
TWO men were remanded to prison yesterday over allegations they each had sex with a teenaged girl.
Police claim 26-year-old Tavarous Munroe and 31-year-old Robert Johnson both engaged in unlawful sexual intercourse with 15-year-old girls.
Concerning Munroe, of Old Cedar Street, it is alleged he had unlawful sex with a 15-year-old girl sometime in September of last year.
Concerning Johnson, police claim he had indecently assaulted a 15-year-old in September of 2018; had sex with his alleged victim sometime between October and December of 2018; and allegedly did so again on March 2019.
The two men were not required to enter a plea to their respective charges when arraigned before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt yesterday. Bail was consequently denied and they were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS).
They both have a right to apply to the Supreme Court for bail.