Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2016, 6:29 by Denis Chabrol
A shopkeeper has been arrested as police probe an allegation that she has been having two young boys perform oral sex on her in exchange for food, police confirmed Friday night.
The woman was arrested Thursday and remained in custody at the Sparendaam Police station where she was assisting investigators with their probe.
Police intend to seek legal advice before possibly charging the woman, who lives and sells at Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara under the Sexual Offences Act.
Demerara Waves Online News was told that the woman might have been having the boys, between seven and nine years old, perform the grossly indecent act on her for several weeks now, but it only came to light about two days ago.
”It was alleged that the two children were hungry and decided to go at the shop to beg for food since they had nothing to eat and waere old by the shopkeeper they have to suck her vagina first and then she will give them something to eat,” the source said.
According to the source, family members began questioning the little boys about why they were frequenting the shop and they told them that they engage in oral sex with woman and ‘she gives them things to eat.
Residents in the area said the children’s parents are not usually present and they are left in the care of other family members who do not show much interest in their welfare.
Welfare officials were summoned and the police were contacted, resulting in the woman’s arrest.