Father faces charges of rape, indecent treatment of a child

A FATHER accused of the rape and sexual assaults of his Gladstone daughter will stand trial in the district court.

The man appeared in custody via video-link before Gladstone Magistrates Court for a full hand-up committal of the charges.

The man is charged with the rape of the child (lineal descendent) under 12 between January 2006 and December 2008; and two counts of indecent treatment of a child under 12 between January 2011 and December 2013, and one count of indecent treatment of a child aged under 16 between January and June, 2015.

He made no pleas or bail application as magistrate Penelope Hay committed him to stand trial.



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