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5 Youths To Front Court Today On Rape Charges

Five youths will appear at the Savusavu Magistrates Court today. This was confirmed by Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro who said the youths were charged with the alleged rape and attempted
09 Jun 2017 11:00
5 Youths To Front Court Today On Rape Charges

Five youths will appear at the Savusavu Magistrates Court today.

This was confirmed by Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro who said the youths were charged with the alleged rape and attempted rape of two 14-year-old girls on Rabi Island earlier this week.

“It is alleged that the incident took place on Monday afternoon after the group including the victims were having a drinking session. It is alleged all were drinking homebrew when the incident occurred,” she said.

Police also confirmed that the five accused might all be under the age of 15.

Ms Naisoro said the matter was reported to Police by a school teacher.

 

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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