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Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery

Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery
September 13
10:00 2018

Lasaro Tuberi and Penioni Nakavulevu charged with an aggravated robbery totalling $102,443 appeared before High Court Judge Justice Chamath Morais in Suva yesterday.

Justice Morais yesterday refused bail for Lasaro and Nakavulevu.

The two men are also charged for one count each of breaching bail conditions.

The two accused had been remanded in custody since June 20, 2018.

Justice Morais refused bail for Tuberi and Nakavulevu on the grounds that the two accused men had previous convictions and pending matters before Suva Magistrates Court.

“The applicants have breached their bail conditions in other matters pending before the Suva Magistrates Court,” he said.

“The words of the applicants are not to be relied upon for bail,” Justice Morais said.

He refused and dismissed the bail hearing for both Tuberi and Nakavulevu.

It is alleged that Tuberi and Nakavulevu on June 11, 2018 in Naselai, Nausori robbed Singh’s Supermarket of nine cartons of BH 10’s cigarettes valued at $57,290.40, two cartons of BH 20’s cigarettes valued at $12, 257.05, cash of $22,000, cheques to the total of $9000, one carton of Fiji Bitter valued at $68.40, 22 bottles of Fiji Gold valued at $193.80, one can rum and cola valued at $3.10, 13 cans of Joskes valued at $58.50, two bottles of Tribe valued at $6.20, one can of Vodka valued at $4.99, two 750ml bottles of bounty rum valued at $133.92, two 375ml bounty rum valued at $74, two 750ml of Regal Gin valued at $133.90, three 375ml of Regal Gin valued at $111, two 750ml of Regal Whiskey valued at $133.90, three 375ml of Regal Whiskey valued at $111, two 375ml Delux Whisky valued at $74, one mosuto wine valued at $14.95, one BH 10’s valued at $6.90, three BH 20’s valued at $37.20, one Rothmans 10’s valued at $6.70, two taki glass valued at $1, seven Nivea men cream valued at $83.93, eight Brut spray valued at $63.92, 12 Gillett shave valued at $299.88, six Revlon hair colour valued at $75.54, and three DVR valued at $1200, all to the total of $102,443.93.

The matter was adjourned to September 19 for mention.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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