Police search for man who allegedly raped 12 year old niece

Police search for man who allegedly raped 12 year old niece

By Marika Rasekaseka
Saturday 08/06/2024
Photo:File

Police in Labasa are currently investigating a report where a 12-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her uncle on Thursday morning.

They say the alleged incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday when the accused who was staying with the victim’s family entered the room where the girl was sharing with her sister and committed the alleged offense.

The 12-year-old alerted her parents and upon checking her room, the suspect had fled the scene and the matter was reported at the Labasa Police Station.

Investigations are ongoing and the search is also underway for the suspect.

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