Nine-year-old among rape accused

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A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy is among four youths arrested for their alleged involvement in the rape of a 12-year-old boy.

The victim sustained injuries after the alleged assault.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the other three involved were two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old.

Ms Naisoro said the alleged incident occurred on November 17.

“The victim sustained injuries as a result of the alleged rape,” she said.

“All four were brought in for questioning at the Vatukoula Police Station in the presence of their parents.”

She added that investigations into the alleged incident were continuing.

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