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Man pleads not guilty to rape charge

February 12, 2019 10:49 am

A man charged with two counts of rape pleaded not guilty before the Suva High Court yesterday.

The man is alleged to have raped two 19-year-olds, one of which is his niece.

The attacks took place on October 27th last year in Suva.

He sought bail, however, the State objected on the basis that rape is a serious offence.

The case will be recalled on February 22nd.

The accused has been further remanded.