POLICE at Taro in Choiseul Province arrested a 26-year-old male suspect for raping a 16-year-old girl at Ghaghara sea side in North East Choiseul on 8 December 2018.
Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul Province, Superintendent Vincent Eria said “It is another sad rape incident occurred again in Choiseul Province. To make it worst the suspect of this rape incident is a close relative of the victim. The suspect supposed to be the one who should take care of the victim instead he raped her.”
PPC Eria said the suspect is currently under police custody for further dealings and Police are looking at possibilities to remand the suspect.
“The suspect will be charged for rape,” he said.
Mr Eria has reminded parents and guardians and the people of Choiseul Province to work together to avoid such incidents to happen in the communities.
“Police will not tolerate such activity in our communities. I encourage you my good people to report such incidents and police are here to assist you by prosecuting those people,” he said.
– Police Media