Man charged for attempting to rape ex-wife

A 24-year-old male has been charged for attempting to rape his ex wife.

Confirmed by the Police Media officer, Maotaoalii Kaioneta Kitiona, the alleged incident happened in Savai’i.

The complainant was the defendant’s wife but they have been separated for a long time now. 

According to the Police, the accused man met the complainant on 9 July in the morning and tried to rape her.

On that same day, the woman lodged a complaint with the Police.

The man was found and arrested right away. He remains in custody until his hearing.

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