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.

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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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