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Plumber Gets Two Years For Indecent Assault

  A 22-year-old plumber of Lautoka has been sentenced to two years in jail by the High Court in Lautoka for indecent assault. Navitalai Toro, who was charged with one
04 May 2016 12:50
Plumber Gets Two Years For Indecent Assault
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A 22-year-old plumber of Lautoka has been sentenced to two years in jail by the High Court in Lautoka for indecent assault.

Navitalai Toro, who was charged with one count of a sexual offence, appeared before Justice Aruna Aluthge last Friday.

The court heard that between May 31 and June 1, 2012 the accused unlawfully and indecently assaulted the 15-year-old girl who was in Year Nine then.

While delivering Toro’s sentence, Justice Aluthge told the accused that the victim had been emotionally disturbed after he committed the offence and the accused had also exploited her vulnerability.

Toro will be eligible for parole after one year in prison. Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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