Man, 59, accused of sexually assaulting a girl in Xewkija

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 59-year-old man from Għajnsielem was accused of corrupting a girl who is under the age of 16.

The case allegedly took place in Xewkija between 10:15 and 11:15 on Sunday, when the man allegedly sexually assaulted the minor.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him. He was remanded in custody.

Police Inspectors John Spiteri and Josef Gauci prosecuted.

Lawyer Kevin Mompalao appeared for the accused.

The Court was presided over by Magistrate Monica Vella.