Driver involved in Lakena accident remanded
October 14, 2019 3:00 pm
The driver of the private vehicle linked to the bus accident in Lakena appeared in the Nausori magistrates’ court a while ago.
36-year-old Eremasi Tikomailautoka from Naisaumua Village in Tailevu is charged with two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death, two counts of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and one count of dangerous driving.
The prosecution objected to bail saying the offense is serious.
Tikomailautoka told the court that he will seek legal aid assistance.
The matter has been adjourned to Friday for bail.
Meanwhile, the bus driver’s bail hearing is underway.