Rape suspect further remanded

A 28-YEAR-OLD man charged with one count of rape was been further remanded by the High Court in Suva this morning.

It is alleged that the accused raped his 9-year-old niece sometime in November 2017, in Kadavu.

State Lawyer Meli Vosawale informed the court that the victim is currently in Suva studying under the care of her guardians.

Presiding judge Justice Daniel Goundar has adjourned the case to February 4, 2019.

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