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Alleged kidnapper deny charges

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Update: 4:30PM A MAN who is on trial for allegedly abducting and raping a 14-year-old girl back in 2014 pleaded not guilty to the charges after it was read out to him in court today.

Umendra Kumar is standing trial before High Court judge Justice Riyaz Hamza, charged with one count of abduction and three counts of rape.

The alleged incidents took place between January 11 and January 13 that year.

The victim, aged 14 at that time, had told the court in her testimony that she was continuously being threatened by the accused inside his car when he allegedly abducted her.

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