High Court denies bail

Update: 5:32PM THE second bail application of a youth who is alleged to have raped a 74-year-old woman at her home last year was refused by the High Court in Suva.

Meni Raitekiteki appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera this morning charged with one count of aggravated robbery, one count of rape and another count of giving false information.

In his ruling on the bail application, Justice Perera denied it because of the accused person�s criminal record and the seriousness of the offences.

The trial for this matter is scheduled from November 14 � 22, 2016.

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