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July 26
11:00 2018

Four remanded in custody

Four men have been remanded in custody by the High Court in Suva for aggravated robbery.

Colaivalu Vulavou, Sailasa Verebasaga, Maika Nasalato and Jone Kuva, charged with one count each of aggravated robbery, appeared before Jus­tice Chamath Morais on Monday.

It is alleged that on May 21, 2018 in Nausori, the four accused robbed the complainant of $35, a Canterbury jersey valued at $60, vest valued at $5 and pompom valued at $10 all to the total value of $120.

State prosecutor Susan Serukai asked to be given 21 days to file informa­tion and disclosures.

The matter was adjourned to July 25 for bail hearing.

 

Man surrenders passport, released on strict bail conditions

A man allegedly found in possession of more than 3.5 kilograms of illicit drugs appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court on Monday.

Avaitia Drivationo was charged with two counts of being in possession of illicit drugs and appeared before Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa.

For the first count, it is alleged that on July 22, 2018, in Lami, Drivationo was found in possession of 1170.5 grams of Cannabis Sativa, an illicit drug.

For the second count, it is alleged that on July 22, 2018 in Lami, Drivatio­no without lawful authority was in possession of 2496 grams of Cannabis Sativa, an illicit drug.

Drivationo was released on strict bail conditions.

He was told to surrender his passport to the court and a travel suspen­sion was issued by Magistrate Boseiwaqa.

Edited by Epineri Vula

 

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