Man on incestuous rape charge further remanded

A 29-YEAR-old man charged with the alleged rape of his grandmother has been further remanded in custody by the High Court in Suva.

It is alleged the man raped his 46-year-old grandmother on May 17, 2018.

State lawyer Bhavna Kantharia informed the court that the accused had not made any admission in his caution interview statement.

She has sought 14 days to respond to the defence supplementary affidavit for the bail application.

Judge Justice Chamath Morais has remanded the accused and has adjourned the matter to October 31.

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