A 44-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman charged in relation to the murder of a 48-year-old man in Raiwaqa appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court this afternoon.
Samson Robinesh Lal and Reshma Devi are both charged for their involvement in the murder of Lamuel Dass of Jittu Estate, Raiwaqa.
Lal of Nadera has been charged with one count of “Murder” while Reshma Devi of Samabula has been charged with one count of “Accessory” after the fact of murder.
The defence lawyer informed the court that she will be representing until they receive legal assistance. She also said that had been instructed to appeal for bail.
Police Prosecution objected to bail of the accused persons for the safety of the two suspects.
Magistrate Shageeth Somaratnee said that the two accused can lodge their bail applications today.
Magistrate Somaratnee adjourned the matter tomorrow for a bail hearing.
The two accused have remanded in custody.
Source : Newswire.com June 7th, 2016