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Man Facing Sexual Related Charges Further Remanded

  A 37-year-old man of Suva charged with sexual related offences yesterday was further remanded in custody. The accused appeared before High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe. He is charged
26 Oct 2018 10:00
Man Facing Sexual Related Charges Further Remanded
Remanded

 

A 37-year-old man of Suva charged with sexual related offences yesterday was further remanded in custody.

The accused appeared before High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe.

He is charged with one count of rape and one count of sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.

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

State lawyer Meli Vosawale had filed the information and disclosures.

He informed the court that the accused was not related to the victim, however, they both reside in the same neighbourhood.

The accused was further remanded in custody and the matter was adjourned for mention to November 16.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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