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Man, 63, Faces Rape And Indecent Assault Charges

A case involving a man who is charged with rape and indecent assault where a nine-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl were involved has been transferred to the High Court. 63-year-old Peni
02 Dec 2016 11:00
Man, 63, Faces Rape And Indecent Assault Charges
Rape accuse Peni Namarua 63, escorted to Magistrate Court in Suva yesterday. Photo: Ronald Kumar.

A case involving a man who is charged with rape and indecent assault where a nine-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl were involved has been transferred to the High Court.

63-year-old Peni Namarua, appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday before Magistrate Joji Bosiwaqa.

Magistrate Boseiwaqa transferred the case because of the severity of the charges.

Namarua is charged with one count of rape and two counts of indecently assaulting a person. The alleged incidents took place in 2013 at Tamavua Village.

The accused is being remanded in Police custody and will appear before the High Court in Suva this month on the 19th.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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