The director of a Nouméa daycare center was arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse of children, the New Caledonian public prosecutor's office said on Saturday. The indictment for "sexual assault on minors of fifteen years of authority" and the detention of the man was required, according to the same source.
"Revelations of a four-year-old child and an investigation by the police station in Nouméa led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man", director of a day care center, said in a statement Alexis Bouroz , public prosecutor.
The man recognizes "partially" the facts
The investigations revealed sexual abuse of three minors between the ages of four and eleven between 2016 and August 2019 at this school, which is more like a homework center and creative arts workshops. While in custody, the man "partially" acknowledged the facts while information was opened.
Early Saturday morning, two vehicles belonging to this learning center were set on fire in front of its premises, located in the opulent district of L'Orphelinat, without a direct link can for the moment be established with the arrest of the director.