Crime

Man, 64, On Rape Charge Of Granddaughter,12, Remanded

A 64-year-old man who is charged for raping his granddaughter was remanded in custody by the Magistrates Court in Nausori.
10 Dec 2019 10:00
Man, 64, On Rape Charge Of Granddaughter,12, Remanded

A 64-year-old man who is charged for raping his granddaughter was remanded in custody by the Magistrates Court in Nausori.

The accused appeared before Magistrate Lasitha Chaminda.

He is charged with five counts of rape and one count of indecent assault.

The complainant in the matter is the accused’s 12-year-old granddaughter.

The accused is alleged to have committed the offence on several occasions at a settlement and was reported at the Nausori Police Station.

The incident is alleged to have been committed between January, 2016 to October, 2019.

The case was transferred to the High Court in Suva and will be called for first call on January 27.

Edited by Caroline Ratucadra

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