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Jittu Estate Murder Accused Faces Court

  A man charged with the murder of Jittu Estate street vendor Lamuel Franklin Dass yesterday appeared in the Suva Magistrate’s Court. Samson Robinesh Shri Lal, 44, appeared before Magistrate
08 Jun 2016 09:19
Jittu Estate Murder Accused Faces Court
Samson Robinesh Shri Lal, 44, outside court yesterday. Photo: Ronald Kumar

 

A man charged with the murder of Jittu Estate street vendor Lamuel Franklin Dass yesterday appeared in the Suva Magistrate’s Court.

Samson Robinesh Shri Lal, 44, appeared before Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne who has remanded him till his bail application hearing today.

Reshma Devi, 62, is charged with accessory to murder. She has been remanded till her bail application hearing, which will be decided today.

It is alleged that between May 27 and May 28 at 7 Sese Street Lal murdered Lamuel Franklin Dass and Devi assisted Lal having the knowledge that he committed murder enable him to escape punishment thereby became an accessory to murder.

Police prosecutors Corporal Josua Shaw objected to bail on the grounds that it was a serious offense and the safety of the accused.

Both accused will be appearing for their bail application hearing today.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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