Another rapist sent to prison

Update: 4:32PM A 23-YEAR-OLD man was jailed for nine and a half years by the High Court in Suva this afternoon for rape.

Matai Sukanavanua was handed down his sentence by Justice Salesi Temo.

Sukanavanua had denied the rape charge and the matter went on trial and he was found guilty and convicted for the offence.

The offence occurred during a Christmas and New Year’s break up party in 2013 at Valelevu, Nasinu.

Sukanavanua will be eligible for parole after spending seven years in prison.

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