Court remands senior citizen on incestuous rape charge

A MAN who allegedly raped his four-year-old granddaughter has been further remanded in custody and has had his case transferred to the High Court.

The 71-year-old senior citizen is charged with four counts of rape.

He appeared before Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara today.

The accused has been instructed to file a proper bail application in the High Court.

The case has been adjourned to October 30.