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19-Year-Old Charged With Rape Of Minor

  A 19-year-old man charged with rape of a minor was further remanded by the High Court in Suva on Wednesday. The accused appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera charged with
26 Oct 2018 10:00
19-Year-Old Charged With Rape Of Minor

 

A 19-year-old man charged with rape of a minor was further remanded by the High Court in Suva on Wednesday.

The accused appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera charged with one count of rape of a girl under the age of 13 years.

The complainant in the matter is the accused’s cousin.

It is alleged that on August 23, 2018, in Nausori, the accused had unlawful carnal knowledge of the complainant without her

consent.

State counsel Susan Serukai of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions asked for time to file information and disclosures.

The State was granted 14 days to file information and disclosures.

The matter was adjourned to November 27 for plea.

Edited by Epineri Vula

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