Man remanded for alleged sexual assault on minor

February 16, 2024 4:53 pm

A 25-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted and unlawfully wounded his 3-year-old step-daughter has been remanded in custody.

The man appeared in the Navua Magistrates Court today.

It is alleged that he slapped the victim who is a special needs child when she refused to eat, burnt her legs with tobacco and sexually assaulted her.

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The matter has been transferred to the Suva High Court where it will be called on 1st March.