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Man Will Appear In Court For Alleged Incest Case

Man Will Appear In Court For Alleged Incest Case
May 14
14:15 2018

A 42-year-old father who allegedly raped his 13-year-old daughter will appear in the Labasa Magistrate Court today.

This was confirmed by the Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro.

It has been alleged that the victim is five months pregnant.

The matter was brought forward by medical professionals of Labasa Hospital to Labasa Police Station.

The victim accompanied her mother to attend a clinic last week.

When the medical professionals enquired and found out that the victim was pregnant they told the mother and informed Police.

“The father was arrested and is in custody at the Labasa Police Station,” Ms Naisoro said.

Police Investigation

Police has completed an investigation where a brother allegedly raped his 12-year-old sister on numerous occasions.

“Investigation is complete and the file is with the divisional crime officer who will compile and forward it to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP),” Ms Naisoro said.

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