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Judgement in eggplant rape case to be delivered today

Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza will deliver his judgement later today for a man charged for raping his ex-wife with an eggplant. The accused, 33, is charged with four counts of
05 Oct 2017 18:33
Judgement in eggplant rape  case to be delivered today

Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza will deliver his judgement later today for a man charged for raping his ex-wife with an eggplant.

The accused, 33, is charged with four counts of rape. The alleged incident occurred between November 30, 2015 and January 5, 2016.

At the time of the offence the accused was still married to the victim.

The matter was called at the Suva High Court yesterday.

Assessors on Tuesday gave a mixed opinion.

Assessor one and two found him not guilty on the first count of rape and guilty on count two, three and four for rape.

Assessor three found him not guilty on counts one and two of rape and guilty on counts three and four for rape.

Edited by Karalaini Waqanidrola

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