PO­LICE PROBE IS­LAND RAPE CLAIM

Fiji Sun - - Nation - SHRATIKA NAIDU Edited by Epineri Vula

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.

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