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 File Bail Applications First, Accused Five Told

 File Bail Applications First, Accused Five Told
June 14
10:00 2018

Five men charged with at­tempted arson were advised to file formal bail applica­tions before they can be released on bail.

Aliki Anikoso, 28, Jeke Mawi, 49, Peniasi Karikaritu, 48, Jale Valai, 26, Pita Sakosese, 20, appeared in the Nasinu Magistrates Court be­fore Magistrate Sufia Hamza.

On the first count of criminal trespass, on June 9, 2018 they are alleged to have unlawfully entered into the compound of Mereani Leweniqamo in New Town Settle­ment with the intention to commit an offence.

For the second count of damag­ing property they allegedly unlaw­fully and wilfully damaged a door valued at $83.37 the property of Ms Leweniqamo.

On the third count of attempt to commit arson they are alleged to have attempted to unlawfully set fire to the dwelling house of Ms Leweniqamo.

Police Prosecutor Constable Se­tareki Mocevakaca served them with full phase disclosures.

They were represented by the Le­gal Aid Commission.

All five accused were further re­manded in custody.

Their case has been adjourned to June 22, 2018 for mention.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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