Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): A 26-year-old bus operator, who hails from Somerton district in St James, was taken into custody by the police on Tuesday, on charges of sexually molesting a 15-year-old student.
The police report that the incident took place on August 13, while the accused bus operator was transporting passengers to and from Montego Bay to Lottery and Somerton communities.
He reportedly picked up the teen as a passenger in the front of the bus while traveling back to downtown Mobay. On reaching a section of the community he dropped off the passengers leaving the teenage girl alone on board.
Upon reaching another section of the roadway, the accused driver reportedly took another route, and on reaching an isolated area, he stopped the vehicle, came out and started to molest the teen.
He later took her to Montego Bay and dropped her off. A report was made to the police and the accused driver was apprehended on Wednesday, September 18, where he was pointed out and arrested.