A teenager has admitted to raping the four-year-old daughter of a family friend who visited his house in the Northern Territory.
The 18-year-old fronted Darwin Supreme Court on Monday and plead guilty to sexual intercourse without consent.
The court heard the girl’s mother became suspicious which prompted the then 17-year-old offender to text her: ‘I very sorry what I did’ and ‘Please don’t take me to jail’.
Crown prosecutor Stephen Geary told the court the offender, on bail since June, should be sent straight to adult prison as extending his bail would send the wrong message to the community.
‘The offender knew what he was doing, he tried to cover his tracks,’ Mr Geary said, reported NT News.
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Source: Daily Mail