Commonwealth Games team official in court over alleged sex assault

The Commonwealth Games athletes’ village on the Gold Coast. Photo: Tony Moore. Courtesy: Brisbane Times

A Mauritian official accused of sexually assaulting an athlete at the Commonwealth Games village has had his matter mentioned in court.

The official from the Mauritius Commonwealth Games team was charged with one count of sexual assault after allegedly assaulting the 26-year-old woman at the athletes’ village on March 29. 

He was granted bail and then left the country before his matter was mentioned in the Southport Magistrates Court on Tuesday, when it was adjourned to May 8.