11 counts of rape against Maharaj dropped
Nolle prosequi filed by state lawer
Eleven counts of rape against a Navua bus driver and mechanic were dropped yesterday. This was after a nolle prosequi was filed by State lawyer Kimberly Semisi from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. Parmendra Maharaj, had pleaded not guilty. He appeared before Justice Vincent Perera at the High Court in Suva.
It has been alleged that on various occasions between May 17 and June 29, Maharaj committed the offences against a 16-year-old school student.