Rape accused to appear in court


THE case of a 64-year-old man from Isabel province alleged of raping a nine-year-old girl in 2015 will appear in court today.

The old man on this case is facing three counts of rape under the Amendment (sexual offence) Act.

The allegation said the man raped his 11-year-old grand-daughter on several separate occasions at different locations in the West Maringe District of Isabel

The incident was reported to Buala Police in which the old-man was arrested and charged for allegedly raping his granddaughter at Tirotue Settlement and Ghozoruru in the Hovikoilo Ward on different dates between December 31, 2015 and February 7, 2018.

The prosecution alleges that the old man and the girl were from the same village.

Office of the Director Public Prosecution appears for the crown.

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