Court discharges youths on rape charge
20 October, 2016, 12:41 am
Update: 12:41PM TWO youths charged with rape were discharged by the High Court in Suva this morning.
This was after State prosecutor Unaisi Tamanikaiyaroi filed a nolle prosequi or discontinuance for the case.
The offence is alleged to have occurred in 2013 and 2015 in Totoya Island in the Lau group.
Tauyavu Marawa and Isireli Sautu who appeared before Justice Priyantha Fernando were represented by Miliana Tarai and Anil Chand of the Legal Aid Commission.