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Mother, 45, Remanded On Rape Charge

A 45-year-old woman who allegedly raped her own daughter was remanded by the High Court in Suva. The mother appeared before Judge Justice Salesi Temo last Friday charged with one
23 Aug 2016 08:37
Mother, 45, Remanded On Rape Charge

A 45-year-old woman who allegedly raped her own daughter was remanded by the High Court in Suva.

The mother appeared before Judge Justice Salesi Temo last Friday charged with one count each of rape and assault causing actual bodily harm.

It is alleged that between, January 1 to July 5 in Nasinu, the mother had sexual relations with her 14-year-old daughter.

Police say the matter was reported at Nakasi Police Station by the 14-year-old girl’s school teacher. The girl had told the teacher that her mother was allegedly raping her between January 1 and July 5 this year.

State has filed and served the information and disclosures.

The court has been adjourned to September 2 for amended information.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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