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Assault Accused Refused Bail

A Waituri man who appeared before a special Nausori Magistrate’s Court sitting on Saturday charged with assaulting his wife was refused bail. Magistrate Vandhana Lal in response to the bail
09 Jan 2017 10:50
Assault Accused Refused Bail
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A Waituri man who appeared before a special Nausori Magistrate’s Court sitting on Saturday charged with assaulting his wife was refused bail.

Magistrate Vandhana Lal in response to the bail application told the accused Umendra Kumar that he had to produce two sureties in his next appearance.

The court heard from the prosecution that Kumar assaulted his wife causing bodily harm, resulting in injuries to her head, hands and chest at their residence on January 3.

The Police prosecutor informed the court Kumar was under the influence of alcohol during the time of the incident and has another pending case at the High Court.

Kumar has sought the assistance of the Legal Aid Commission and was further remanded in custody.

The case has been adjourned to January 19 for mention.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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