Former Fiji 7s player Amenoni Nasilasila appeared at the Lautoka High Court today.
Nasilasila is currently charged with 1 count of rape and pleaded not guilty.
The 26-year-old is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman in Olosara, Sigatoka on December 22nd.
The State informed the court that the matter would not be withdrawn after the Defence made a representation to the Director of Public Prosecutions requesting for the matter to be withdrawn.
The charge was read to the accused and he pleaded not guilty.
The case has been transferred to the Suva High Court and will be called for mention on 10 April 2019.
The accused person’s bail has been further extended