Sun | Sep 24, 2023

42-y-o Portmore man charged with alleged rape, abduction of teen girl

Published:Friday | June 2, 2023 | 3:56 PM
Bennett was subsequently arrested and charged on Thursday.

A 42-year-old Portmore, St Catherine man has been charged for the alleged rape, buggery, and abduction of a 15-year-old girl.

Ramon Bennett, otherwise called 'Screw', who lives in the community of Portsmouth in the municipality, was on Thursday charged with rape, sexual intercourse with a person under 16, sexual touching, abduction of a child under 16 and buggery.

Reports from the Portmore police are that between November 2021 and December 2022, Bennett was tasked to transport the teen girl to a relative's house.

It is being alleged that Bennett parked his vehicle on the compound of a music studio in his community and fondled the complainant.

He also allegedly had sexual intercourse with her on several occasions.

A report was made to the police and an investigation was launched.

Bennett was subsequently arrested and charged on Thursday.

Follow The Gleaner on Twitter and Instagram @JamaicaGleaner and on Facebook @GleanerJamaica. Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169 or email us at or