Farmers remanded for alleged assault in Seaqaqa

January 31, 2023 6:17 am

Labasa Magistrates Court.

Three people who allegedly assaulted a 38-year-old businessman of Natua, Seaqaqa, on Saturday have been remanded in custody by the Labasa Magistrates.

20-year-old Pita Ravula, 23-year-old Tokalau Rasai, and 28-year-old Orisi Buinimasei are each charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

The three, who are farmers, allegedly assaulted a man who was attending a wedding.

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It is alleged that the victim saw the three men throw stones at the roof of the wedding shed.

The matter has been adjourned until the 14th of next month for a bail application.