Man pleads not guilty to raping 12-year-old cousin

A 34-YEAR-OLD man has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and one count of resisting arrest before High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar.

It is alleged that the man raped his 12-year-old niece on October 5, 2018, in Samabula, Suva.

State lawyer Shirley Tivao informed the court that there are admissions in the caution interview statements.

The accused has been remanded and the case has been adjourned to February 1, 2019.

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