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Man remanded for alleged murder

December 28, 2017 9:03 pm

A man in his fifties who allegedly murdered his son-in-law on Christmas afternoon has been remanded in custody.

Shalendra Bhan Singh has been charged with one count of murder.

It is alleged that the 25-year-old deceased was allegedly assaulted by Singh at Delai Tomuka, Lautoka on Monday.

The matter was referred to Police by Lautoka Hospital personnel after the victim was taken to the hospital around 4pm.

It’s alleged the two had been drinking when they started arguing.

Singh allegedly assaulted the man which led to his death.

The matter has been transferred to the Lautoka High court and will be called on the 12th of next month.

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Man remanded for alleged murder

October 19, 2017 11:06 pm

A forty-seven-year-old man of Batiniwai Settlement in Caubati appeared in the Suva High Court this morning.

Epeli Talakubu has been charged with one count of murder.

It is alleged he murdered forty-two-year-old Masi Kalaro who lives in the same settlement.

The alleged offence occurred two weeks ago during a drinking party when the accused and the victim had a heated argument.

Prosecution has asked for fourteen days to prepare information and disclosures.
Defence has also asked for pending formal bail application.

The case will be recalled on the 10th of November.

The accused is the brother in law of the deceased and he has been remanded.