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Australian national told to give in travel papers

LITIA MATHEWSELL Sigatoka A visiting engineer from Australia involved in a fatal car collision has been ordered to surrender his travel documents as part of bail conditions. The accused, Rocky
27 Mar 2014 09:48

LITIA MATHEWSELL
Sigatoka
A visiting engineer from Australia involved in a fatal car collision has been ordered to surrender his travel documents as part of bail conditions.
The accused, Rocky Giri, appeared at the Magistrates Court in Sigatoka on Tuesday, in relation to the fatal car collision that allegedly killed a passenger on Saturday.
He was charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning death and was released on bail in the sum of $1000.
He was ordered to surrender all travel documents and his driving licence, and is scheduled to reappear in court next Monday.
The 57-year-old man was driving when his vehicle collided with another vehicle near Malevu Village in Nadroga last Saturday afternoon.
The deceased, 18-year-old Yovnita Devi, was a resident of Korovuto, Nadi, and the funeral was held yesterday.
The accused is a family friend of the deceased and was driving back from the Maui Bay jetty at the time of the incident.
The other passengers, Devi’s two brothers and sister, survived, as well as the driver of the other vehicle.
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