Grandpa pleads guilty to sex­ual assault

Fiji Sun - - Suncity - JES­SICA GOUNDER Edited by Ru­si­ate Mataika

A 64-year-old grand­fa­ther pleaded guilty in the High Court in Suva yes­ter­day for al­legedly sex­u­ally as­sault­ing his grand­daugh­ter. The mat­ter was called be­fore Jus­tice Vin­cent Per­era. The ac­cused is charged with four counts each of sex­ual assault on his 9-year-old grand­daugh­ter.

It is al­leged that the in­ci­dent oc­curred in April this year at Nau­sori. The charges were read to the ac­cused in the iTaukei lan­guage which he un­der­stood and agreed to. The case has been ad­journed to Oc­to­ber 6.

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