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Death charge driver released on bail

Death charge driver released on bail
July 11
10:29 2018

32-year-old man charged for causing the death of a two-year-old girl in Nakasi was released on bail.

Avisendra Asvin Chand is charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death appeared before Magistrate Charles Ratakele at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday.

The Police prosecutor did not object to Chand’s bail, but had requested for strict conditions to be applied and for Chand to sign at the nearest police station.

The defence counsel told the court that the accused had two sureties, who were produced in court and the surety terms and conditions were read to them which they agreed to.

Chand was released on $500; $250 surety bail bond respectively.

Magistrate Ratakele told the accused not to offend and to inform the court before he changed his residential address.

Chand was told to sign at Nausori Police Station every Friday between 8am and 8pm.

The matter was adjourned for plea to be taken on August 8 before Magistrate Ratakele.

Edited by Percy Kean


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