THE man accused of raping a now 16-year-old girl at Veisari in Lami was found guilty by the High Court in Suva.
The man, who was 20 years old at the time of the offence on May 5, 2011, was found not guilty by two assessors of the trial but found guilty by the other.
High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo concurred with the assessor who returned the guilty opinion and convicted him of one count of rape.
The man raped the girl in a cave around midday on the day in question.
The matter was reported to police on May 17, 2011 after the complainant notified her parents.