Murder suspects remanded

June 16, 2024 4:08 pm

The two suspects in the murder of a 33-year-old taxi driver from Tavua have been remanded by the Tavua Magistrates Court.

The 24-year-old man and a 16-year-old youth appeared in court on Friday charged with murder.

The 24-year-old has been remanded at the Natabua Corrections Centre, while the 16-year-old was brought down to the Juvenile Centre in Suva.

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It’s alleged that on the 1st of this month in Matalevu, Tavua, the two aided and abetted in the assault of the victim, causing his death.

The 33-year-old taxi driver’s vehicle was later found abandoned in Dokanaisuva.

The case has been adjourned to June 24th and will be called at the Lautoka High Court.