Police quiz rape suspect

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POLICE have questioned a 13-year-old student who allegedly raped a six-year-old girl.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the alleged incident happened in the North last week.

“A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 13-year-old student residing in the same settlement,” she said.

“It is alleged the suspect called the victim who was on her way to a birthday party at a relative’s place on the afternoon of November 28.

“It is alleged the victim followed some friends to the birthday venue when the suspect lured her into a nearby secluded area and raped her.

“The suspect has been questioned and released and the investigation file has been forwarded to the office of the divisional crime officer North for further action.”

A report was lodged with police after the incident.

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