Conductor reappears in court on rape charges

first_imgA 37-year-old Route 42 minibus conductor on Thursday reappeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and the prosecution was given time to file statements on the matter.Thandikuma Bakker was charged with two counts of rape of a 13-year-old and a 16-year-old girl.Bakker made his third appearance before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, and was ordered to return to court on February 21, 2019.The prosecution is contending that during May 2018 at High Street, Georgetown, he engaged in sexual activity with a child under the age of 16.It was further alleged that during June 2018, at Mahdia, Region Eight (Potato-Siparuni), he engaged in sexual activity with a child under the age of 16.Bakker was released on $300,000 bail on the condition that he stays away from the victims.It was alleged that Bakker would take the 13-year-old girl on trips and take her shopping.However, the teen’s parents found out about the excursions and reported the matter to the Police.last_img read more

Secondyear Arizona Cardinals nose tackle David Ca

first_imgSecond-year Arizona Cardinals nose tackle David Carter will get a chance to show what he can do this week at defensive end.With Calais Campbell expected to be out Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, Carter seems confident he can fill the void. “Moving outside to the defensive end position from nose tackle, it was a little harder for me than I thought it was going to be,” Carter said. “But, I finally came around and got it and now I am doing pretty good.” 0 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Carter said he hadn’t played defensive end since his freshman year at UCLA. “I am used to making plays at nose tackle, then I got moved out to end and I wasn’t making as many plays as I am used to making,” Carter said. “So I had to figure it out, now I am making plays again.”Though he claims nose tackle is still “his heart,” The former Bruin is starting to fall in love with his new position too. “I’m doing pretty good at defensive end,” Carter said. “I like them both now. I didn’t like defensive end at first, I’m not gonna lie. I hated it, but now I like it a lot.”last_img read more