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Murder Accused Further Remanded

Prosecutor Sergeant Theodore Lew requested that the matter be transferred to the High Court in Lautoka as it was an indictable offence.
23 Feb 2022 14:17
Murder Accused Further Remanded
Alivereti Lesukiyasawa is escorted to the Lautoka Magistrates Court on February 22,2022. Photo: Salote Qalubau

Alivereti Lesukiyasawa who is been alleged to have murdered the late Joseph Johnson on February 19 at Evan Street in Lautoka has been further remanded in custody.

Lesukiyasawa is charged with one count of murder.

He appeared before Magistrate Jagath Hemantha at the Lautoka Magistrates Court.

Lesukiyasawa is alleged to have been heavily intoxicated when he allegedly murdered the late Johnson on February 19.

Prosecutor Sergeant Theodore Lew requested that the matter be transferred to the High Court in Lautoka as it was an indictable offence.

Magistrate Hemantha told the Legal Aid Commission Lawyer Raymond Filipe who was present in court, to file a bail application at the High Court in Lautoka.

The matter has been adjourned to March 8 for mention and transferred the matter to the High Court in Lautoka.

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