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Man Appears In Court For Allegedly Pushing Woman To Her Death

Semi Bati, of Navutu, Lautoka, appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the accident in Navutu on 8th September which claimed the life of Akeneta Kelea. The
12 Sep 2017 11:13
Man Appears In Court For Allegedly Pushing Woman To Her Death

Semi Bati, of Navutu, Lautoka, appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the accident in Navutu on 8th September which claimed the life of Akeneta Kelea.

The accused is alleged to have pushed the 47-year-old Ms Kelea onto the road whereby she was hit by a passing vehicle resulting in her death.

The accused had been charged with one count of murder contrary to section 237 (a), (b), (c) of the crimes act of 2009.

The matter was called before Resident Magistrate Mosese Naivalu.

The magistrate has directed the matter to Lautoka High Court due to the severity of the case.

Bati has been further remanded in police custody.

The matter will be called at the Lautoka High Court on September 22.

 

 

 

 

 



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