Accused in sedition case dies
February 2, 2016 1:40 am
One the 16 accused in the Nadroga – Navoa case of sedition and inciting communal antagonism has died.
The matter was called before the Lautoka High Court this morning where the judge was informed that Adi Vasemaca Veikunikibulu Gonewai is deceased.
Defence council has been ordered to provide the death certificate of the deceased to verify the information at the next court date.
The matter has been adjourned to the 22nd of March 2016 to fix a trial date.
Bail has been extended to all the remaining 15 accused persons.