Court told ... Cabbie demanded oral sex or fare

August 11, 2016

A cab driver landed himself in hot water after he allegedly tried to force a female passenger to perform oral sex on him.

Melville Lindo, a resident of Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been charged with assault with intent to rape.

He was offered $1 million bail when he appeared before Parish Judge Tara Reid-Carr on Tuesday.

The court was told that on July 4, Lindo was operating a taxi Portmore, St Catherine.

He is alleged to have picked up a female complainant, who after she was asked to pay her fare, disclosed that she did not have any money.

Lindo allegedly took her to a section of Cumberland and demanded oral sex from her.

The complainant is said to have jumped from the vehicle and sounded an alarm.

Lindo was subsequently held by the police, and following investigation, he was charged.

He has been ordered to keep away from the complainant

and reappear in court on

September 15.

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