DPP withdraws rape charge

June 30, 2022 4:20 pm

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A man who was accused of raping his de-facto partner walked out of court a free man today after the Director of Public Prosecutions filed a discontinuance (nolle prosequi).

The case was called before High Court Judge Justice Thushara Kumarage in the Suva High Court.

He was charged with one count of rape.

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The alleged incident took place earlier this year in Suva.

The accused was represented by Dharmendra Kumar.