A 14 year old class 8 student of Tavua has been charged with one count of rape.
The student who allegedly raped a class 2 student in a primary school compound this month, appeared in in the Tavua Magistrates Court yesterday.
The class 8 student is being held in custody at the Juvenile Center and he will appear in the Lautoka High Court on July 16.
The boy is alleged to have raped the girl during recess break between June 17 – June 21. The mother of the victim lodged a complaint with the police when the child started experiencing body pains.