POLICE PROBE ISLAND RAPE CLAIM
Police in Taveuni have questioned a 14-year-old boy after claims that he raped a seven-year-old boy. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed that a report had been received from a village headman about the alleged incident.
“The village headman reported that a 14-year-old boy allegedly raped a seven year-old-boy in a village on the island,” Ms Naisoro said.
“The alleged incident occurred between April and May this year. “The complainant reported the matter to his teacher, who then reported it to the village headman.
“The complainant, accompanied by his parents, was brought in for questioning yesterday (Wednesday).”
The investigation is continuing.