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Nadroga sedition case to be summed up next Wednesday

October 26, 2017 4:31 am

Lautoka High Court Judge Justice Sunil Sharma will sum up the trial of the 14 people charged with sedition next Wednesday.

The prosecution and defence today filed their closing submissions before the 4 assessors and Justice Sharma.

The 14 people are facing charges in the Nadroga sedition case.

The group is alleged to have signed a document titled ‘Nadroga-Navosa Sovereign Christian State’, in 2014 with the alleged seditious intention of bringing in hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against the State.

The 14 are Jimi Koroibete, Adi Cuvu Gavidi Atama, Semi Tanikili, Ratu Osea Bolawaqatabu, Adi Vasemaca Veikunekibulu Gonewai, Eroni Rikoriko, Ratu Inoke Tasere, Seru Kunalagi, Ulaiasi Rabua Tuivono, Peniasi Naqau, Ratu Tevita Makutu, Mosese Navaci, Alifereti Nakuinivou, and Jorama Ratulevu.

12 of the accused are being represented by Aman Ravindra Singh while Adi Cuvu is being represented by Sala Kunatuba and Naqau is represented by Filimoni Vosarogo.