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Grandfather On Rape Charges

A 47-year-old security officer charged with the alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl at an informal settlement in Suva, appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. The man, who is the
19 Feb 2016 11:39
Grandfather On Rape Charges

A 47-year-old security officer charged with the alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl at an informal settlement in Suva, appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.

The man, who is the victim’s grandfather, appeared before Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa.

He is charged with two counts of rape.

Police prosecutor Caroline Fisher applied for the matter to be transferred to High Court citing that the offence was an indictable one. She also confirmed serving the full disclosures.

Magistrate Boseiwaqa ordered that the accused be remanded in custody and the case be called for mention at the High Court in Suva next Friday.

 

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