Police search for rape suspect

POLICE are looking for a man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in Batiri, Dreketi last week.

Police spokesman Inspector Jokatama Qio said the incident happened between last Friday and Saturday.

Insp Qio said the suspect was still at large, adding they were seeking information from members of the public.

“Police are searching for the suspect whose identity is known to us,” he said. “The victim has been medically examined and the results prove that she had been abused.

“It is alleged that the victim was raped on two separate occasions during the same period. “Investigation is still continuing into the incident and we are seeking for information from members of the public to assist in our investigations.”

Insp Qio said those with information that could assist investigation work could contact their nearest police community post or station.

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