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Driver Who Allegedly Caused Death, Injury Through Dangerous Driving Remanded

  A 30-year-old man of Suva, who had caused the death of Tarusila Laveta last Friday, has been remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court. Sivorosi Naisevu appeared be­fore Magistrate Liyanage
15 Jan 2019 15:03
Driver Who Allegedly Caused Death, Injury Through Dangerous Driving Remanded
Sivorosi Naisevu outside Suva Magistrates Court on January 14, 2019. Photo: Ashna Kumar

 

A 30-year-old man of Suva, who had caused the death of Tarusila Laveta last Friday, has been remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court.

Sivorosi Naisevu appeared be­fore Magistrate Liyanage Wickra­masekara yesterday.

He is charged with one count each of dangerous driving occasioning death, dangerous driving occasion­ing grievous bodily harm and dan­gerous driving.

For the count of dangerous driv­ing occasioning death, it is alleged that on January 11, 2019, in Suva, Naisevu drove a motor vehicle along Fletcher Road in Vatuwaqa, in a manner dangerous to another per­son, was involved in an impact oc­casioning death of Tarusila Laveta.

For the count of dangerous driv­ing occasioning grievous bodily harm, it is alleged that on January 11, 2019, in Suva, Naisevu drove a motor vehicle along Fletcher Road, Vatuwaqa, and was involved in an impact, occasioning grievous bod­ily harm to another namely Josefa Bogidrau Tabua.

For the count of dangerous driv­ing, it is alleged that on January 11, 2019, in Suva, Naisevu drove a motor vehicle along Fletcher Road, Vatu­waqa, in a manner dangerous to the public having regards to all circum­stances of the case.

Police prosecutor Raymond Filipe had served full phase disclosures to the accused.

The accused opted for legal aid rep­resentation.

Magistrate Wickramasekara had granted bail to the accused on the personal fresh bail bond of $2000 and one surety bond of $2000.

Magistrate Wickramasekara also ordered the accused not to reoffend while on bail, not to interfere with any of the prosecution witnesses and not to change his residential ad­dress without the leave of the court.

The matter was transferred to Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa’s court and was adjourned for mention to March 7.

Edited by Percy Kean

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