Retired soldier remanded
November 27, 2015 4:47 am
A 55-year-old retired military officer appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court charged with one count of murder.
Wame Waqavanua, allegedly assaulted and murdered 23-year-old Watisoni Rokosawa in Raiwaqa, Suva this Tuesday.
It is alleged that the deceased scratched Waqavanua’s new vehicle which was parked outside his house.
Lawyer Filimoni Vosarogo applied for bail however Magistrate Waleen George rules the offence is serious and the case was then transferred to High Court.
The bail application is expected to be heard on the 4th of next month.
Police say Rokosawa was arrested; however officers later took him to hospital after noting his injuries.