Hus­band al­leged to have raped, as­saulted wife fronts court

Fiji Sun - - Suncity - JES­SICA GOUNDER SUVA Edited by Jonathan Bryce Feed­back: jes­sica.gounder@fi­jisun.com.fj

A35-year-old man has been charged with a count each of rape as­sault, caus­ing ac­tual bod­ily harm of his wife. The man ap­peared be­fore Jus­tice Priyan­tha Fer­nando at the High Court in Suva yes­ter­day. The al­leged in­ci­dent oc­curred on March 31, 2015, in Ka­davu. De­fence lawyer Vuli Mainacave told the court that the ac­cused does not agree that the al­leged of­fence took place. The court has been ad­journed to Novem­ber 30 for men­tion.

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