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3 guilty of rape

Shalveen Chand
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

THREE men who raped two boys from their village were found guilty yesterday by the High Court in Suva.

Atama Verevou, 20, was found guilty of a count of unnatural offence and two of sexual assault.

Aisake Mata, 26, and Epineri Lata, 23, were found guilty of rape.

Verevou was convicted of raping the first complainant when he was seven years old and had later sexual encounters with him until 2012.

Mata and Lata were found guilty of raping the first complainant and the second complainant in 2012.


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