Rape case

Asylum seeker released on bail

The defendant, Rajeev Rajendran returned to court on Wednesday before Magistrate Josephine Nidue with an interpreter where his charge was read and explained to him in court.

His case was later adjourned to Feb 27 while police continue their investigations towards compiling the hand up brief to present to court.

Rajendran also paid bail of K2,000 and was released from police custody with conditions set by the Court.

He was arrested over the weekend and charged with sexual penetration.

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Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position.

The case in question took place in 2014 when Camp was a provincial court judge. (He became a Federal Judge last year.)

The 19-year-old woman said she was raped over a bathroom sink during a house party.

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Man stands trial for continuous rape of woman

Nigel Kipma of Wosera, East Sepik Province, is facing allegations he abducted and continuously raped a woman, who was 16 years old at the time, between Dec 10 and Dec 15, 2010. This happened at the Institute of Public Administration residential area. He was 20 years old at that time.

He is standing trial for one count of abduction and eight counts of aggravate rape.

Police investigations continue in Mt Diamond case

He appeared on bail before the Central Committal Court where police prosecution indicated investigations were still going on and his files will be served to him once that is complete.

His appearance today comes after he failed to appear for two past scheduled dates in September. He first appeared in court on August 18.

He was arrested and charged under section 347 (1) of the Criminal Code for allegedly sexually penetrating another person without her consent.

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