Investigation on alleged rape continues

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

INVESTIGATION into the case of a 23-year-old man alleged of raping a 20-year-old-girl on July 9 at Lungga area is ongoing.

Supervising Commissioner Juanita Matanga said the girl was on her way home from work when the alleged incident occurred.

She said from information gathered by police the man threatened the girl with a bush knife; from that threat the girl was frightened and she was raped by the accused.

Ms Matanga said the matter was reported on July 10 and the accused was arrested charged and placed in court to face the rule of law.

The girl worked as a shop assistance in one of Chinese shops in East Honiara.

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