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Serious Assault Charge, 41-year-old Remanded

One of the two men arrested for allegedly assaulting a Police officer in Kanakana Village in Cakaudrove has been remanded in custody by the Labasa Magistrate Court. 41-year-old Simione Vonakeci
06 May 2017 10:21
Serious Assault Charge, 41-year-old Remanded
Assault

One of the two men arrested for allegedly assaulting a Police officer in Kanakana Village in Cakaudrove has been remanded in custody by the Labasa Magistrate Court.

41-year-old Simione Vonakeci appeared before Magistrate Thushara Thennakoon with a count each of causing common nuisance and serious assault.

It is alleged that the accused and one other had assaulted a Police Officer attending to a report of causing a nuisance.

The report was received by Tukavesi Police station about some men being drunk and causing trouble.

Vonakeci had allegedly resisted arrest when he was told to get into a Police vehicle and he allegedly punched a Police officer in the process.

The accused was ordered to be further remanded in Police custody until April 8 for mention.

Vonakeci will be appearing at the Savusavu Magistrates Court on Monday.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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