Man denies raping niece

Update: 5:10PM THE trial of a man who is alleged to have raped his 19-year-old niece began in the High Court in Suva this morning.

The accused who is representing himself is standing trial before Justice Vinsent Perera.

He is charged with two counts of rape and five counts for sexual assault.

The incidents are alleged to have occurred last year and this year in Nasinu.

The charges were again read out to the accused to which he understood and has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

Kimberley Semisi is the trial prosecutor in the case.

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