Man, 63, faces rape and in­de­cent as­sault charges

Al­leged in­ci­dent took place in 2013 in­volv­ing boy, 9, and girl, 7

Fiji Sun - - Front Page - MONICA AGUILAR monica.aguilar@fi­jisun.com.fj

Acase in­volv­ing a man who is charged with rape and in­de­cent as­sault where a nine-year-old boy and sev­enyear-old girl were in­volved has been trans­ferred to the High Court. 63-year-old Peni Na­marua, ap­peared in the Suva Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day be­fore Mag­is­trate Joji Bosi­waqa. Mag­is­trate Bo­sei­waqa trans­ferred the case be­cause of the sever­ity of the charges. Na­marua is charged with one count of rape and two counts of in­de­cently as­sault­ing a per­son. The al­leged in­ci­dents took place in 2013 at Ta­mavua Vil­lage. The ac­cused is be­ing re­manded in Po­lice cus­tody and will ap­pear be­fore the High Court in Suva this month on the 19th. Edited by Naisa Koroi

Photo: Ron­ald Ku­mar

Rape ac­cused Peni Na­marua, 63, es­corted to the Suva Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day.

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