6 Mar 2013

Fiji Catholic priests faces more rape charges

1:35 pm on 6 March 2013

A Catholic priest in Fiji, who is a prime suspect in a series of rape cases, is now facing more charges in relation to rape and indecent assault.

Nemani Rovouvou also known as Nemisio Kolikoli has appeared before Tavua Magistrate Samuela Qica, charged with five new counts of rape and indecent assault.

Fiji Village online says Mr Kolikoli is now facing six charges in total including two counts of rape and four counts of indecent assault.

The alleged incidents occurred from 2004 to 2012.

Magistrate Qica has transferred the matter to the Lautoka High Court where a bail application is also expected to be made.

The case will be called on March the 19th.