Investigations into the alleged rape of a two-year-old girl continues as police are yet to press charges.

Police are working round the clock to find and charge the perpetrator.

The incident brings to light the fact that the alleged rape of children continues.

The two-year-old child was allegedly raped in a village in Rakiraki last Monday – the 30th of April.

The child was allegedly playing outside her home when the incident occurred and investigators are trying to establish the identity of the suspect.

A team of investigators are working around the clock to identify the suspect with family and villagers interviewed today.

Despite the national curfew and restrictions, the country continues to record cases of sexual assault against children.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions report for the month of March recorded a five-year-old girl allegedly raped by her 19-year-old uncle who was also charged with sexual and indecent assault.

Another five-year-old girl was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted by her 54-year-old grandfather.

The same report stated that 12 children and youths under the age of 18 were allegedly raped, and, sexually and indecent assaulted.

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 17-year-old boy, however this matter was discontinued due to insufficient evidence.

There were eight incidents where the victims and the accused were related to one another.

In four separate incidents, nieces were allegedly raped and sexual assaulted by their uncles.

In one incident a 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped over a five year period from 2012 to 2017 by a 27-year-old man.

Another 14-year-old girl was raped by her 26-year-old uncle while a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her 59-year-old uncle.

In a separate incident, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped on several occasions by her 45-year-old step-uncle.

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man from the same village. The victim’s 19-year-old uncle was also charged with aiding and abetting rape.

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