15-Year-Old Boy Charged With Rape


SUVA – A 15-YEAR-old rape suspect has been remanded at the Suva Boys Centre after he appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court in Valelevu.

Last Friday, Magistrate Nanise Ratakele ordered that the case be transferred to the High Court.

The court heard that the alleged offence was committed on February 9.

The suspect is alleged to have raped a five-year old kindergarten student in Nasinu. The suspect was apprehended by police the same night the alleged offence was committed. The victim was admitted at the local hospital.