A NEWPORT man has been charged with repeatedly raping another man and assaulting him on Sunday night.

Altaf Ali Raza, 23, of Harrow Road, Newport, appeared at Caerphilly Magistrates Court this morning accused of two offences of raping a man over the age of 16, two offences of sexual assault, and assault by beating against the same person.

The Argus reported on Monday how an alleged 18-year-old victim was taken to hospital.

Part of Corporation Road near Rodney Parade was sealed off following a call to police at 6.30am on August 18.

Magistrates remanded Raza into custody and he will appear for a further hearing at Newport Crown Court on August 29.