Sexual Abuse

Man charged with rape of a 10-year-old girl

A 47-year-old man of Nabua has been charged with two counts of rape for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl. Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu told Newswire the matter was reported to police by the victim’s grandmother, who is a cousin of the suspect. The offence is believed to have occurred on two separate occasions since the 15th of […]

Peni Shute

February 18, 2016 1:29 pm

A 47-year-old man of Nabua has been charged with two counts of rape for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.

Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu told Newswire the matter was reported to police by the victim’s grandmother, who is a cousin of the suspect.

The offence is believed to have occurred on two separate occasions since the 15th of this month.

The man was arrested yesterday and is expected to be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today.

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