Un­cle fur­ther re­manded for al­leged rape

Fiji Sun - - Comment -

A 25-year-old man charged with rape has been fur­ther re­manded by the Suva High Court. The mat­ter was called be­fore Judge Jus­tice Riyaaz Hamza yes­ter­day.

State coun­sel Tai­tusi Tuenuku in­formed the court that the de­fence will not be chal­leng­ing the cau­tion in­ter­view.

Mr Tuenuku has sought 14 days for the pro­posed agreed facts.

De­fence coun­sel Talei Kean said that there were no ad­mis­sions in the cau­tion in­ter­view state­ment.

It is al­leged that the ac­cused raped his 5-year-old niece on July 16, this year at Nau­sori.

The case has been ad­journed to Oc­to­ber 11, for men­tion.

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