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Three Denied Bail

  Bail was denied by the Labasa Magistrates Court yesterday for three men from Cakaudrove who have been charged with possession and cultivation of illicit drugs. The men appeared before
22 Dec 2015 10:30
Three Denied Bail

 

Bail was denied by the Labasa Magistrates Court yesterday for three men from Cakaudrove who have been charged with possession and cultivation of illicit drugs. The men appeared before Magistrate Thushara Thennakoon.

Tevita Madigibuli pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs believed to be marijuana. He also pleaded guilty to cultivating eight plants of marijuana weighing one kilogram.

His plea for forgiveness saying he had a young daughter and elderly parents to look after was not accepted by the court.

Madigibuli, who has been in remand for 14 days, was further remanded until December 24 when he would reappear for sentencing.

Pita Ligaiwau and Emosi Rabete were also charged with unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

Their bail ruling was also denied by Magistrate Thennakoon hence they would be further remanded until December 29 when they would appear for mention

Edited by: Manasa Kalouniviti

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