Bail extended for man accused of raping cousin

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A MAN accused of raping his cousin has been further granted bail by the High Court in Suva today.

The 20-year-old appeared before Justice Hamza   yesterday charged with a count each of rape and indecently annoying any person.

It is alleged the accused committed the offences  on the six-year-old complainant  on October 11, 2018 in Suva .

State lawyer Sadaf Shameem informed the court that agreed facts had been finalized and the pending issue was the pre-trial conference check list.

Justice Hamza gave time to both the defence and the State to finalize their pre-trial conference check list.

The case has been adjourned to October 22.

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