6 Jun 2016

86-year-old Fiji child rape suspect refused bail

3:06 pm on 6 June 2016

A Fiji court has refused bail sought by an 86-year-old man who allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl last month.

Fiji media reports that the man had been charged with one count of indecent assault and one count of rape.

The alleged rape took place in Nasinu.

The suspect was remanded in custody to appear in the Suva High Court on Friday.

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