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Farmer, 52, Charged With Sexual Related Offences

  Afifty two-year-old farmer of Lau has pleaded not guilty for sexual related offences. The accused appeared before Mag­istrate Jioji Boseiwaqa yesterday. He is charged with two counts of sexual
16 Jan 2019 11:57
Farmer, 52, Charged With Sexual Related Offences

 

Afifty two-year-old farmer of Lau has pleaded not guilty for sexual related offences.

The accused appeared before Mag­istrate Jioji Boseiwaqa yesterday.

He is charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of at­tempted rape.

It is alleged that the accused, be­tween December 1, 2016 and Janu­ary 17, 2017, in Lau, unlawfully and indecently assaulted the complain­ant, this is for the two counts of sexual offence charged.

The count of attempted rape; it is alleged that on January 8, 2017, in Lau, the accused attempted to have carnal knowledge of the complain­ant.

The complainant is 13 years of age.

The accused’s bail is extended and the matter was adjourned for men­tion to February 21.

Edited by Susana Tuilau

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