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Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Assaulting Police Officer

  A 23-year-old man appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly assaulting a Police officer. The matter was called before Magistrate Sufia Humza who has further remanded Pita
06 Jan 2017 12:05
Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Assaulting Police Officer
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A 23-year-old man appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly assaulting a Police officer.

The matter was called before Magistrate Sufia Humza who has further remanded Pita Antonio Utopalabecause of  the seriousness of the offence.

Utopala is charged with a count each of indecently insulting or annoying any person, damaging property and assaulting Police officer in due execution of his duty.

It is alleged that on January 2, at Nasinu, Utopala with intend to insult the modesty of Vilitati Bari uttered vulgar words.

It is also alleged that Utopala wilfully and unlawfully damaged the t-shirt of Vilitati Bari.

Utopala is alleged to have unlawfully assaulted Police Sergeant Vilitati Bari in due execution of his police duties and caused injuries to him.

Police prosecutor Corporal Raymond Filipe objected to bail because of the seriousness of the offence.

Utopala has been remanded.

Edited by Maraia Vula

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