Senior services director gets trial date next week

  • Kennette Robinson, assistant director of Child and Family Services (File photograph)

    Kennette Robinson, assistant director of Child and Family Services (File photograph)


The assistant director of the Government’s child protection agency charged with assault and mistreatment of a child will have a trial date fixed next Monday.

Kennette Robinson, 51, will return to Magistrates’ Court on January 20. Ms Robinson, from Devonshire, pleaded not guilty to the charges on December 5 and elected for trial in Magistrates’ Court.

The offences were alleged to have happened on May 8 last year in St George’s.

The alleged victim, a 17-year-old girl, cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Senior magistrate Juan Wolffe extended Ms Robinson’s $1,000 bail.

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