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Man Charged With Rape Remanded, Case Adjourned

A 33-year-old old man charged with rape has been further remanded by the High Court in Suva. The accused appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Thushara Rajas­inghe on Wednesday. He
28 Sep 2018 11:00
Man Charged With Rape Remanded, Case Adjourned

A 33-year-old old man charged with rape has been further remanded by the High Court in Suva.

The accused appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Thushara Rajas­inghe on Wednesday.

He is charged with one count each of rape and sexual assault of a stu­dent.

The complainant in the matter was 14 years old at the time of the inci­dent.

The alleged incident oc­curred on September 9, 2018, in Suva.

The defence counsel sought two weeks to pre­pare before the plea is taken.

The accused was re­manded in custody and the case was adjourned for plea on October 25 be­fore Justice Rajasinghe.

A production order was issued for the accused to be present in court for his plea.

Edited by Percy Kean

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