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Alleged attacker further remanded

13:18 Fri Dec 07, 2018


Taken from/By: FBC News
Report by: Praneeta Prakash

Eighteen-year-old, Osea Lawedua who allegedly attacked a group of FijiFirst youth and volunteers last month has been further remanded in custody by the Suva High court.

Lawedua is charged with one count of aggravated robbery.

It’s alleged that during the early hours of November 16th, the seven youth’s including the two granddaughters of the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, were walking along Victoria Parade in Suva, when they were attacked by Lawedua and others.

Lawedua in the company of others also allegedly stole a mobile phone worth $500.

It’s also alleged that one of the attackers was swearing at the Prime Minister.

The state asked for 21 days to file information and disclosures.

The matter has been adjourned to January 30th for plea.



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