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Man found guilty of raping his nephew’s wife

Samoa Supreme Court building
Source: Samoa Global News

Apia, SAMOA — Siaosi Sooa of Faatoia, Samoa has been found guilty of raping his nephew’s 20 year-old wife.

A panel of assessors returned with a guilty verdict after a 2 day hearing in Samoa’s Supreme Court this week.

The Court heard that the offending took place in 2016 at Faatoia where the accused and the victim live on the same family property.

The victim had gone into the main house for a glass of water when Sooa grabbed her, threw her on the ground and raped her.

Court has been adjourned to 27th September 2019 for sentencing by Justice Tafaoimalo Leilani Taula-Warren.

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