62-Year-Old Labourer Charged With Assault
A 62-year-old labourer of Nukuloa in Ba appeared in a special court sitting yesterday at the Lautoka Magistrates Court.
Karalo Euka is charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm and appeared before Magistrate Rangajeeva Wimalasena.
The court heard that on April 12, the accused allegedly assaulted Narendra Lal, 41, another labourer who worked on the same farm.
The court heard an argument broke out, with the accused blaming the victim for damaging the water pipe leading to his home.
The victim was assaulted by the accused and sustained injuries as detailed on a medical certificate by the doctor, the court heard.
Magistrate Wimalasena granted bail with $1000 bail bond and one surety.
Euka will re-appear in the Ba Magistrates Court on May 1.
Edited by Rusiate Mataika