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Murphy, 23, Charged With Raping Overseas Volunteer

A man charged with raping an overseas volunteer appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday. Justice Achala Wengapulli has remanded 23-year-old Eddie Murphy until June 21 when the case is
15 Jun 2016 08:07
Murphy, 23, Charged With Raping Overseas Volunteer
Rape accused Eddie Murphy outside the courthouse in Suva yesterday. Photo: Ronald Kumar

A man charged with raping an overseas volunteer appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Justice Achala Wengapulli has remanded 23-year-old Eddie Murphy until June 21 when the case is recalled for mention.

Murphy, 23, was part of a group conducting projects in Namosi when he allegedly raped her. No plea has been taken.

The alleged incident took place at a village.

The State has sought a time frame of 21 days to file relevant disclosures, which will be called on July 28.

 

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