Fiji Time: 11:10 AM on Sunday 24 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Doctor's evidence

Shalveen Chand
Thursday, April 24, 2014

MEDICAL evidence was produced in the High Court in Suva yesterday in a trial of a man alleged to have raped his 12-year-old granddaughter two years ago.

The elderly man is charged with one count of rape for the alleged offence that took place on July 10 in 2012.

In her sworn evidence, Dr Salma Khan said she examined the child more than a week later after the alleged offence took place.

She said the mother of the child had relayed the history of the alleged offence to her.

She said the alleged rape victim was sedated so she could be medically examined. Dr Khan further told the court the history relayed by the mother and the daughter was consistent with the girl's injuries.








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 0.63610.6171
JPY 52.092749.0927
GBP 0.36630.3583
EUR 0.44060.4286
NZD 0.70100.6680
AUD 0.65150.6265
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Parents happy son is in heaven
  2. Team loses balance
  3. Man, 64, guilty of rape
  4. Allegiance switch
  5. Sugar talk
  6. Usamate: No learning, you'll die
  7. All equal
  8. Earthquakes in Fiji, Samoa regions
  9. Call to heed complaints
  10. Sevens plight

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ship runs aground Tuesday (19 Jul)
  2. God's call Monday (18 Jul)
  3. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  4. Mum on rape charge Tuesday (19 Jul)
  5. Nakarawa steps up to meet Ryan's demands Wednesday (20 Jul)
  6. Nadro loses points Wednesday (20 Jul)
  7. Memorial service for couple Monday (18 Jul)
  8. 7s upgrade Monday (18 Jul)
  9. Local leads resort Monday (18 Jul)
  10. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)