Fiji Time: 5:40 AM on Sunday 26 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Man in remand

Repeka Nasiko
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD man appeared in the Labasa Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly trying to rape a 14-year-old student over the Easter weekend.

The incident occurred at Vaturekuka in Labasa.

Police confirmed the young girl was alone at home with her younger sister on Saturday night when she was allegedly grabbed by the accused who had allegedly broken into the home.

The court heard the man allegedly tried to rape the young girl who struggled to fight off her attacker.

The teenager managed to escape and screamed for help, the court heard.

It heard the girl was able to identify the accused when she turned on the light of the house and saw the accused's face before he escaped.

The accused has been remanded in custody until May 6 for mention.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62890.6099
JPY 51.756848.7568
GBP 0.33200.3240
EUR 0.43310.4211
NZD 0.68970.6567
AUD 0.65560.6306
USD 0.49140.4744

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Resignation threat
  2. Rabuka in
  3. Police probe body parts find
  4. Prasad: Thank you sir
  5. Rabuka presents apology, calls for support
  6. Time to sacrifice for teams to Rio
  7. A-G clarifies $5m allocation
  8. Police: Don't speculate on body parts find
  9. Axed BAF staff to be investigated
  10. Six-year-old latest road accident victim

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miss Fiji joins Fiji Police Force Monday (20 Jun)
  2. From mediocre to a PhD Sunday (19 Jun)
  3. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  4. For his people Tuesday (21 Jun)
  5. Samisoni, 12, beats all odds Monday (20 Jun)
  6. 3 Flying Fijians and Tuwai march in Tuesday (21 Jun)
  7. 'Big task' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  8. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  9. 'Nothing unusual' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  10. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)