August 25, 2016 4:31 pm

Security officer sentenced to 15-years imprisonment for rape

A 40-year old security officer convicted of serious sexual offences has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by the Lautoka High Court this morning. He appeared before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe, The accused, who is the victim’s uncle, was found guilty of two counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of indecent assault. […]

A 40-year old security officer convicted of serious sexual offences has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by the Lautoka High Court this morning.

He appeared before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe,

The accused, who is the victim’s uncle, was found guilty of two counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of indecent assault.

The victim was 14 years old when the incident happened between 2012 and 2013 in Sigatoka.

Justice Rajasinghe sentenced the accused to 15 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 14 years.