Trial begins for Corrections officers

Update: 4:17PM THE trial of two suspended Fiji Corrections Service officers charged for raping a fellow female officer began in the High Court in Suva this morning.

Ratu Meli Vatureba and Nasoni Raburau, who are each
charged with one count of rape are standing trial before Justice Vincent
Perera.

The duo pleaded not guilty to the offence after the charges were
read to them in court.

It is alleged
the accused persons raped the 26-year-old victim who was the first prosecution
witness today on September 17, 2015.

The trial continues.

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