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Grandfather On Rape Charge Further Remanded

A 60-year-old man charged with the rape of his granddaughter was yesterday further remanded by the High Court in Suva. The matter was called before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe. The alleged
01 Jun 2017 11:00
Grandfather On Rape Charge Further Remanded

A 60-year-old man charged with the rape of his granddaughter was yesterday further remanded by the High Court in Suva.

The matter was called before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe.

The alleged incident occurred between March 20 and March 28 in Naitasiri.

Justice Rajasinghe told state lawyer Taitusi Tuenuku to look for an expert in the field to provide the necessary support for the two-year-old child when she gave evidence in court.

The trial date has been set from June 26-29.

The accused is represented by defence lawyer Lisiate Qetaki.

The case has been adjourned to June 6, for mention.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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