Man accused of indecently assaulting cousin sister remanded

A 48-YEAR-OLD man charged with a count each of indecent assault and assault causing actual bodily harm has been remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court this afternoon.

It is alleged that the man unlawfully and indecently assaulted his 42-year-old cousin sister on January 13, 2019, in Raiwaqa.

Police Prosecutor Constable Sitiveni Baleitaveuni served full phase of disclosures and objected to bail.

Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara has asked the accused to file a formal bail application.

The case has been adjourned to February 4.

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