Court

Man pleads not guilty to rape charge

May 24, 2022 12:30 pm

A man who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl pleaded not guilty to the charge in the Suva High Court this morning.

The alleged offence took place between December 1 and December 11, 2006, in Suva.

The man is charged with one count of rape.

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State counsel has sought seven days to file information and disclosures.

The pre-trial hearing will be conducted during the next sitting and a trial date will also be set.

The case has been adjourned to June 2nd.