Kelmscott rape accused remanded in custody

FABIAN Niall Hansen (47) will remain in prison after appearing in Armadale Magistrates Court today on 11 charges including seven of rape during an aggravated home burglary.

Mr Hansen was arrested on Sunday after a 16-year-old girl was allegedly held and knifepoint and a 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped in her home.

Mr Hansen was not required to plead to two charges of deprivation of liberty, aggravated home burglary, seven counts of aggravated sexual penetration without consent in the course of an aggravated home burglary, aggravated burglary and threats to injure a person.

He was remanded to appear in Armadale Magistrates Court again on February 13.

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