Fijian sensation Amenoni Nasilasila was arraigned at the Sigatoka magistrates where he was charged with one count of rape.
According to Fiji Village, the police claim, Nasilasila is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman in Olosara, Sigatoka on Saturday.
The Fijian star who has achieved tremendous success with Fiji 7s will spend his Christmas in custody until he appears in court again next Monday.
Nasilasila who represented his country on numerous occassions has gone ahead to help his country win medals the most recent one coming from their win in Cape Town sevens. He was a member of the team that participated in the rugby 7s world cup in San Francisco this year.