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Murder, Rape Trial Hearing In 12 Months

  The trial of a bouncer accused of murder, rape and the abduction of a 14-year-old girl  has been set for hearing for May 1-12 next year. 39-year-old Josua Colanaudolu’s
07 May 2016 09:23
Murder, Rape Trial Hearing In 12 Months
Josua Colanaudolu escorted to Court by the Police officers yesterday. Photo: PAULINI RATULAILAI.

 

The trial of a bouncer accused of murder, rape and the abduction of a 14-year-old girl  has been set for hearing for May 1-12 next year.

39-year-old Josua Colanaudolu’s plea will be taken on May 27, 2016.

Colanaudolu appeared before Justice Salesi Temo at the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Colanaudolu now faces all together 24 charges consisting of abduction (10), indecent assault (1), rape (12) and murder (1).

The state had filed and served the consolidated information and disclosures last week.

The State lawyer has stated that they have 10 witnesses for the trial which is set for next year and the accused has been further remanded.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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