Rape trial

Rape trial of former Fiji 7s player delayed

The Fiji Times reported Justice Daniel Goundar stood the matter down as the first witness could not control her emotions when taking the stand.

The 24-year-old complainant was the first to be called to the stand by State lawyer Mezabeen Khan.

Justice Goundar has ordered the complainant to take some time off before the matter is called again.

Nasilasila is alleged to have raped the woman in Sigatoka in December 2018.

The woman had to return from the United States to assist with the trial, which is taking place in Lautoka at the request of the defence.

Oritse Williams rape trial: Woman 'lay like dead body'

Ex-JLS singer Oritse Williams "jumped on" the woman after a concert in Wolverhampton in December 2016, a court heard.

Co-defendant, Jamien Nagadhana, 32, from Hounslow, London, denied assault by penetration.

Mr Williams, 32 from Croydon, south London, has pleaded not guilty to rape.

Prosecutors at Wolverhampton Crown Court said the woman and her two friends met the pair at a nightclub after the solo gig.