School teacher pleads not guilty to rape charges
November 14, 2017 11:41 pm
A primary school head teacher alleged to have sexually assaulted six girls between the age of thirteen and fourteen in Naitasiri pleaded not guilty to his charges in the Suva High Court.
The man has been charged with seven counts of rape, sexual assault, indecent assault and indecently annoying a person.
The alleged incident occurred between May and August this year.
The court heard the complainants are staying in the same village where the alleged incident took place.
The defence has applied for bail.
The matter has been adjourned to Friday for bail hearing.
The man has been remanded in custody.