Judge sums up an alleged murder case
February 16, 2018 3:49 am
The trial of a 44-year-old old man from Nadera who is alleged to have been involved in the death of a 48-year-old man has been completed.
Samson Lal is charged with one count of murder.
The alleged incident occurred at Jittu Estate, Raiwaqa two years ago.
High Court Judge, Justice Vincent Perera is currently presenting a lengthy summing up in the Suva High Court.
He told the three assessors that they are the judges of the facts and their opinions must be based on the evidence they hear in the courtroom.
The assessors will retire behind closed doors to deliberate on their opinions, after the summing up by the Judge.
It’s alleged that between May 27th and May 28th 2016, Lal allegedly murdered Lamuel Dass, who used to sell goods along Sese Street in Samabula, Suva.