Arsonist to appear in Lautoka High Court
August 14, 2018 4:52 am
A 38-year-old man who is alleged to have threatened his brother with a cane knife and later set his house on fire appeared at the Nadi Magistrates Court today.
Ashwin Chand has been charged with criminal intimidation, damaging property and arson.
Ashwin is alleged to have threatened his brother Anish Chand with a cane knife last Thursday in Waqadra Nadi, after his brother refused to give his vehicle to him.
It’s also alleged that on the same day, Ashwin Chand went to his brother’s house and set fire to it while occupants were still inside.
Ashwin Chand’s case has been transferred to the Lautoka High Court.
He will reappear on the 22nd of this month.