Sexual Abuse

Sigatoka farmer accused of attempted rape of 14-year-old girl

A 46-year-old man of a farming village near Sigatoka town allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl of the same village. Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu told Newswire the incident is alleged to have occurred on Saturday morning when the man ambushed the girl and tried to rape her near one of the farms. The girl managed […]

Staff Writers

February 29, 2016 2:32 pm

A 46-year-old man of a farming village near Sigatoka town allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl of the same village.

Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu told Newswire the incident is alleged to have occurred on Saturday morning when the man ambushed the girl and tried to rape her near one of the farms. The girl managed to fight off the 46-year-old and escape.

The matter was reported to police by the girl later that day.

The suspect is currently in police custody and is expected to be charged soon.

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