The worrying figures were presented at a news conference at the Police High Command Headquarters today.
Dennis Brooks reports
46 of the girls became pregnant.
Assistant Commissioner, Ealan Powell is Head of the Police Criminal Investigation Branch to which the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse, CISOCA, reports.
ACP Powell led today’s media briefing.
He says in many cases family members and victims are not the ones making the report to the Police.
ACP Powell says the Police only before aware of the carnal abuse by chance.
The Assistant Commissioner of Police says to make matters worse, a number of investigations are being frustrated by a trend where families and victims hide child abusers from prosecution.
ACP Powell says in January of this year, there were 4-cases of girls abused becoming pregnant.
But he says in May alone there were a total of 15 separate cases.