Suspect charged in rape of woman in Alifushi

Criminal Court. (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

Prosecutor General’s Office has filed charges against the suspect in the rape of a woman in R. Alifushi in March.

Naail Abdulla, Roashanee Aage, R. Alifushi, is accused of raping a woman after forcing his way into her room as she slept on March 1.

Prosecutor General’s Office filed the charge of rape under Article 14 of Sexual Offenses Act against Naail with the Criminal Court earlier this Monday.

Article 14 of Sexual Offenses Act prescribes 15-20 years in prison for rape, and 20-25 years if dangerous weapons were used in the commission of the crime.