Crime & Court

Lakeba Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge

The alleged offences took place between July 14 and November 25, 2020 in Lakeba.
20 Feb 2021 11:16
Lakeba Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge

A 33-year-old man accused of raping a child under the age of 13 years old pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The accused appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar at the High Court in Suva yesterday.

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

The alleged offences took place between July 14 and November 25, 2020 in Lakeba.

The matter has been adjourned for a pre-trial conference on March 29.

The accused was remanded in custody by the High Court.

Edited by Selita Rabuku

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