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Consensual sex claim

Aqela Susu
Saturday, August 19, 2017

THE lawyer for a man who allegedly raped his daughter told the court yesterday that the sexual intercourse between the father and daughter was consensual.

The father is charged with three counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault.

He was on trial before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe at the High Court in Suva this week.

In her closing submissions yesterday, Legal Aid Commission lawyer Lice Manulevu told the three assessors that the complainant was 19 years old during the time of the alleged offence, which meant she was an adult and knew what was happening.

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