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.
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.