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Trial Underway For Man Chargedwith Rape

The trial of a 35-year-old man charged with one count of rape, is currently underway before Jus­tice Chamath Morais in the High Court in Suva. It is alleged that the
21 Sep 2018 11:00
Trial Underway For Man Chargedwith Rape

The trial of a 35-year-old man charged with one count of rape, is currently underway before Jus­tice Chamath Morais in the High Court in Suva.

It is alleged that the accused raped his de facto partner in April, 2018 in Suva.

The complainant is 41-years-old.

The trial commenced on Tuesday.

The com­plainant gave sworn evidence be­fore Justice Mo­rais yesterday behind closed doors.

The accused had been remanded and a pro­duction order was issued for the accused to be present in court for the trial proper.

The trial proper continues before Justice Mo­rais in the High Court today.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

Feedback: ashna.kumar@fijisun.com.fj



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