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Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded

A 29-year-old man was remanded in custody yesterday by the Suva Magistrates Court after he appeared on a charge of going equipped to commit theft. Meli Osborne appeared before Magistrate
09 Jan 2019 10:13
Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded
Meli Osborne is escorted by Police outside Suva Magistrates Court on January 8, 2019. Photo: Ashna Kumar

A 29-year-old man was remanded in custody yesterday by the Suva Magistrates Court after he appeared on a charge of going equipped to commit theft.

Meli Osborne appeared before Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara.

Equipped

Documents filed in court allege that on January 7, 2019, in Nabua, “when not at home, has with him an article, flat screw driver and a black balaclava with intent to use in connection with theft”.

Police prosecutor Raymond Filipe served the accused with full phase disclosures.

He told the court that the accused had a pending committal warrant issued against him for a case of robbery by the Nasinu Magistrates Court.

Magistrate Wickramasekara transferred the matter to Nasinu Magistrates Court and informed the prosecution to advise the Nasinu Magistrate about the committal warrant.

The matter was adjourned to January 22.

Edited by Epineri Vula

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