A 30- year-old labourer charged with one count of murder was denied bail by the Ba Magistrates Court today.
Livai Noqara is alleged to have assaulted 40- year- old carpenter Maika Gavidi in Ba town last Friday.
Gavidi was rushed to Aspen Medical Centre in Ba and later transferred to Lautoka hospital where he died a day later.
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Noqara informed the court that he will seek legal aid representation.
Division Legal Officer Western, ASP Mohammed Harif made an application for Noqara’s bail to be denied as murder is a serious offense.
The Ba Magistrate informed Noqara to make a formal bail application.
Noqara has been remanded in custody.
The matter has been transferred to the Lautoka High Court.
Noqara is due to appear in the High Court next Friday.