Judge to deliver judgement on couple
July 9, 2017 10:47 pm
Suva High Court Judge, Justice Vincent Perera will deliver his judgement today on the couple who allegedly failed to ensure the safety of their one-year-eleven-month old child, resulting in his death.
The couple were found not guilty by the three assessors.
Thirty-four-year-old Petero Taitusi and twenty-nine-year-old Loata Vitalina are each facing one count of manslaughter arising from breach of duties.
The couple from Sawanikula, Dawasamu is alleged to have failed in their duty as parents as they allegedly did not take their sick child for medical examination to the CWM Hospital in Suva.
The incident took place on 19th February, 2013.
The child died from pneumonia four days later.