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Rape Case Transferred To Suva High Court

Isikeli Delai appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday charged with rape. He appeared before Magistrate Sophia Hamza. It was alleged the 46-year-old accused,  raped a five-year-old girl in Nasinu
04 Aug 2016 12:46
Rape Case  Transferred To Suva High Court
Rape accused Isikeli Delai, 46, outside the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday. Photo: Ronald Kumar

Isikeli Delai appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday charged with rape.

He appeared before Magistrate Sophia Hamza.

It was alleged the 46-year-old accused,  raped a five-year-old girl in Nasinu on July 31.

He opted for legal aid assistance.

Magistrate Hamza said the case will be transferred to High Court as it was an indictable offence.

Delai is remanded in Police custody and will appear before the High Court in Suva on August 12.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

 

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