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Bus Driver Charged With Rape Further Remanded

A bus driver charged for rape was been further remanded by the High Court in Suva yesterday. Sanjay Naidu, 34, appeared before Judge Justice Achala Wengappuli. State counsel sought time
14 Dec 2016 14:37
Bus Driver Charged With Rape Further Remanded
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A bus driver charged for rape was been further remanded by the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Sanjay Naidu, 34, appeared before Judge Justice Achala Wengappuli.

State counsel sought time till the end of this week to look into the bail file as they have just received it.

Naidu on November 12, is alleged to have had unlawful carnal knowledge with a 12-year-old girl.

The alleged offence took place while Naidu was on his last trip and he is alleged to have committed the offence on one of the bus stops along Princes Road to a girl. The victim had boarded the bus from Nausori and had fallen asleep missing her stop. Naidu is represented by defence lawyer Jiten Reddy.

The case has been adjourned to December 16 for mention.

 

Edited by Maraia Vula

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