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Rape-Charge Grandad HELD

Rape-Charge Grandad HELD
July 07
11:37 2018

A 66-year-old man who is alleged to have raped his nine-year-old granddaughter has been further remanded in custody.

The accused appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar in the High Court in Suva yesterday.

The accused pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault and has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape of his granddaughter.

The alleged incident occurred between February and March 2017 in Kadavu.

State prosecutor Moumita Chowdhury told the court that the victim was medically examined in relation to the case.

The case has been adjourned to the August 30 for pre trial conference.

Edited by Epineri Vula

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