Jermaine Forrest, a bus driver employed to the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has been remanded on a charge of sexually molesting a student.
Reports are that the student, who attends a prominent corporate area high school was the only passenger in the bus on Wednesday, May 30 at the reported time of the crime.
Forrest appeared in the Half-Way Tree Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday to answer to the charge under the Offences Against the Person Act.
Detectives from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) say the female student boarded the bus at the Rockfort Depot.
The driver allegedly detoured with the lone passenger, stopped the bus then proceeded to the back of the vehicle where he allegedly held the student against her will and sexually molested her.
The matter was reported to CISOCA and he was arrested and charged.