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Man charged with unlawful sexual intercourse with 13-year-old

A 44-year-old man was charged yesterday with unlawful sexual intercourse.

Sean Bain-Pindling was not required to enter a plea to the charge when he made his initial court appearance before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes.

Although listed as Sean Bain-Pindling on the court docket, he insisted that he was “just Pindling”.

Prosecutors say that Bain-Pindling had sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl on September 20. Sex with a girl under 16 is illegal even if she gives her consent.

Forbes denied Bain-Pindling bail. He returns to court on November 21 for the presentation of a voluntary bill of indictment that will send his case to the Supreme Court for trial.

Bain-Pindling, who is represented by Bernard Ferguson, said that the bail refusal would adversely affect his life as he was a “businessman with obligations”.

Forbes advised him of his right to seek bail in the Supreme Court.

Artesia Davis

Senior Reporter at The Nassau Guardian
Artesia primarily covers court stories, but she also writes extensively about crime.
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