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Man jailed for raping de-factor partner

December 11, 2018 11:06 am

A 24-year-old man convicted of raping his de-facto partner has been sentenced to seven years, nine months and fifteen days imprisonment

The Navua man was found guilty of one count of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of attempt to commit rape by the Suva High Court.

The court heard the accused raped his de-facto partner in March last year in Navua.

While sentencing the man the Judge said an act of rape and attempted rape is shameful.

The Judge stated that the victim also has a baby girl and this action has also affected the child.

The man is eligible for parole after serving five years, nine months and fifteen days imprisonment.