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Police 7 on assault charges

By Arishma Devi Seven police officers appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday before Magistrate Yohan Liyanage charged with assaulting a robbery suspect during his arrest. It is alleged that
13 Oct 2012 12:30

By Arishma Devi

Seven police officers appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday before Magistrate Yohan Liyanage charged with assaulting a robbery suspect during his arrest.
It is alleged that the officers from the Valelevu Police Station, while arresting Kelepi Salauca in April last year, assaulted him.
The complainant has been remanded in custody since his arrest on series of charges.
Salauca and his accomplice, Tevita Bose, are alleged to have entered Savilla House in Valelevu, threatened a security officer and robbed an internet shop fleeing with a laptop and cash in 2010.
Salauca represented himself in court.
Justice Liyanage further adjourned the matter to the October 16.




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