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13-year jail term for convicted rapist

Litia Cava
Friday, March 02, 2018

Update: 1:35PM A MAN who raped and sexually assaulted his step-sister was today sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.

The 33-year-old man raped the complainant when she was alone at their home in Suva last September. 

He was charged with one count of rape and one count of sexual assault.

After considering the time spent by the convicted man in custody, High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe sentenced the man to 13 years and seven months imprisonment.

He will be eligible for parole after serving 11 years and seven months.

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