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45 Alleged Brawlers To Give Up Passports, Birth Certificates

They appeared before Magistrate Joseph Daurewa charged with one count each of unlawful procession, malicious act, criminal intimidation, disobedience of lawful order, and throwing of stones.
26 Oct 2021 10:35
45 Alleged Brawlers To Give Up Passports, Birth Certificates
Some of the alleged Nabua brawlers outside the Magistrate Court in Suva. Photo: Ashna Kumar.

Forty-fivealleged Nabua brawlers have been ordered to surrender their passport or their birth certificate if they do not have a passport otherwise they may face additional charges for not complying with Court orders.

The 45 accused are Sekove Serukalou, Maciu Tamani, Nimilote Qovu, John Shackley, Lenaitasi Kasa, Siteri Tavu, Isoa Vavala, Carl Ligairi, Timoci Ravudi, Eorni Seru, Semi Saulaki Navonu, Mark Wayne Qaqanilawa, Rupeni Savu, Josua Qaqanivalu, Loroisio Salaba, Jovesa Edward, Anare Sawailau, Anare Mualevu, Lino Faitala, Semi Davui, Vilikesa Ranatora, Nepote Cama, Peni Waqa, Rusiate Togatogarua, Kitione Rawalai, Peni Rokotavaga, Sailasa Leqeti, Jalesi Radrodro, Savenaca Koro, Taniela Kepa, Timoci Vakarewa, Samuela Ledua, Michael Fifita, Netani Tokalauvere, Mosese mamafainoa, Sunia Radrodro, Jeremaia Ubitau, Apitalala Raikuna, Maikeli Rokoua, Kafomika Foumanu, Ilisoni Tawake, Josaia Ratumaitavuki, Sairusi Matia, Sakeasi Rosakuwai and Joeli Taura.

They appeared before Magistrate Joseph Daurewa charged with one count each of unlawful procession, malicious act, criminal intimidation, disobedience of lawful order, and throwing of stones.

In court yesterday, counsel from the Legal Aid Commission told the court that there were a few accused persons whose legal representations were yet to be confirmed by the Commission.

Magistrate Daurewa ordered the Prosecution to confirm charges before plea along with full disclosures to be submitted.

He ordered the accused persons, those who have yet to submit their passport or birth certificate to do so by 4pm on November 8.

The matter will be called on December 9 for plea while the counsels will reappear on November 9 for representation confirmation.

The presence of accused persons on November 9 has been excused..”

Feedbackashna.kumar@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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