Victim claims brother-in-law forced her to have sex four times

A WOMAN who was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law today informed the court that the accused forced her to have sexual intercourse with him four times.

The 54-year-old woman claimed that she was forced by the accused to get into bed with him and have sexual intercourse with him.

The complainant described the incident as ‘traumatising’ and said that she was crying the whole time as she was forced into doing something that she didn’t want to do.

The man,who is a dentist by profession and was also a former proposed candidate of the National Federation Party (NFP) is standing trial before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe at the High Court in Suva.

He is charged with four counts of rape and seven counts of sexual assault.

The trial continues tomorrow.

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