Suspended senior police officer further remanded

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A  suspended senior police officer accused of sexually assaulting a young girl has been further remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court.

The accused who is charged with  four counts of sexual assault appeared in court today.

It is alleged the officer had sexually assaulted the victim who is now 12-years-old.

It was also alleged the man was having an extra-marital affair with the victim’s mother.

The State indicated that there were no admissions made by the accused in his caution interview.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The case has been adjourned to March 15 for a bail hearing.

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