Man gets a suspended sentence for defilement

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A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced to two years imprisonment suspended for three years by the Suva Magistrates Court today.

The man was charged with one count of defilement of a young person.

The alleged incident occurred between December, 2017 and January 2018 in Kadavu.

The court heard that the man and the victim, 15, were related and were in a boyfriend and girlfriend relationship .

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