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Men charged for raping boys

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) charged two men last month with sexual assault and rape of boys.

An 18-year-old man was charged with the rape and sexual assault of a 16-year-old boy from his school.

And in another incident, a 55-year-old man was charged with five counts of rape and five counts of sexual assault of an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy from his village.

There were 14 people charged with a total of 41 counts of sexual offences in December.

The offences were rape (30) defilement (1) and sexual assault (10).

There were 14 victims of whom seven victims were under the age of 18 years and there were seven incidents where the victims and the accused were related to one another.

Reginald Chandar
Reginald Chandar
Head of News & Sports | news@fijilive.com

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