Judge Dismisses Bail Application For Alleged Rapist

An alleged rapist, who absconded bail twice, was told by the High Court in Lautoka that another bail application would be dismissed if it was found to be an abuse of court process.

Aminio Sarogo was charged with one count of rape where he allegedly committed the offence on October 16, 2014 at a hotel in Sigatoka.

According to a bail ruling by Judge Justice Daniel Goundar the accused was arrested and interviewed under caution on the day the allegation arose.

He admitted having sex with the adult complainant and that it was consensual.

On November 24, 2014, Sarogo pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail.

On June 5, 2015 a bench warrant was issued against him after he failed to appear in court.

Sarogo was arrested after 10 months on Koro Island. He then submitted a second bail application on May 18, 2016 and

Read more at: https://fijisun.com.fj/2018/01/08/judge-dismisses-bail-application-for-alleged-rapist/

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