Thirty-nine-year-old St. James Apostolic Church pastor Jason Rose, who was granted bail on Monday on a charge of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in March this year, is back behind bars.
He is in custody as he is now facing an additional charge.
The pastor and his wife Kimoy Rose and the complainant’s mother are facing charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
The three appeared in the St. James parish court yesterday (June 16) and were denied bail.
They are to return to court on July 19.
The pastor was granted bail in the sum of $300,000 when he appeared in the St. James Parish Court on Monday on the sexual assault charge.
It is being alleged that the girl was sexually assaulted at the pastor’s house which is on the church compound.
The girl had gone to the premises to access internet service to do her schoolwork when the incident took place.
A report was made to the police and rose was arrested and charged on June 7.
The pastor’s wife is also facing charges under the Child Care and Protection Act.
The pastor’s wife and the girl’s mother were charged after the girl alleged she was being forced to say that the allegations were untrue