Caribbean News – This Caribbean Nation Has Seen 32 Cases Of Child Rape So Far This Year

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 19, 2018: Police in a single Caribbean nation are reporting that there have been 32 cases of rape of children over the past nine months of this year alone.

Wesler Appolon, a spokesperson for the National Police of Haiti, described the issue as a real plague on the island.

Police said that in the first nine months of this year they have arrested at least 20 people involved in rape against minors in the communes of Cerca-Carvajal, Thomassique and Thomonde.

Appolon said that the criminal acts were occurring because of a lack of police presence in several areas.

“These individuals are dangerous, they participate in the kidnapping of schoolchildren and aggravated rape on minors among others,” he said.

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