25th February 09:18 PM
Man charged with allegedly buying minors under the age of 18-years for immoral purposes
By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 12/02/2020

A 29-year-old unemployed Nabua man charged with allegedly buying minors under the age of 18 years for immoral purposes has been remanded in custody by Suva Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa.

Simione Tugi was arrested by the Totogo Operations Team after evading arrest since May 2015 when the matter first came to light.

Tugi is alleged to have sold the victim who was 16 years old at the time of the alleged incident, on two separate occasions to two different men for the purpose of sexual intercourse whereby he received money on both occasions.

The offence was committed between January to February 2015 in Nabua.

Tugi faces one count of Buying Minors Under the Age of 18yrs For Immoral Purposes.

He will appear in court tomorrow.

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