Man fronts court for allegedly raping 14-year-old girl

A 33-YEAR-OLD man charged with a count each of rape and sexual assault appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court earlier this afternoon.

It is alleged that the man raped and sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in a settlement in Lami on September 9 this year.

The man has sought for Legal Aid assistance.

Magistrate Asanga Bodaragama has transferred the matter to the High Court in Suva and has remanded the man.

The case has been adjourned to September 26.

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