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Trial Fixed For 2 Suspended Police Officers’ Robbery Case

It is alleged that on March 24, 2020, the two Police officers stole $500 cash from a Chinese national after approaching him on the Sigatoka Valley Road.
13 Apr 2021 14:18
Trial Fixed For 2 Suspended Police Officers’ Robbery Case
Karim Begg (left), and Roneel Ravinesh Chand. Photos: Leon Lord

The High Court in Suva has set trial dates in the case of two suspended Police officers facing robbery charges.

Karim Begg and Roneel Ravinesh Chand are jointly charged with one count of aggravated robbery.

They appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera yesterday, represented by lawyer Jitend Reddy.

It is alleged that on March 24, 2020, the two Police officers stole $500 cash from a Chinese national after approaching him on the Sigatoka Valley Road.

Before stealing the money, it is alleged the Police officers used force on the victim.

Both the accused persons have entered a not guilty plea to the charge.

The trial has been fixed to begin on July 12, and to conclude on July 16, this year.

The matter has been adjourned for a pre-trial conference on April 22. Bail for the accused persons has been further extended by the High Court.

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