Teacher Charged with Rape of 17 Year Old Student



Two high school teachers face charges of rape and indecent acts towards a 17 year old female student.

One man appeared before Justice Satiu Simativa Perese today charged with one count of rape, while the second is due in the District Court tomorrow, for the charge of indecent act towards the same student.

Prosecution did not oppose bail however, the defendant was ordered to stay at Fasitoouta with his wife, and not to go near the school where the alleged offending occurred.

The Court adjourned the matter for 2 weeks for defense counsel to obtain instructions.

Maina Vai