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Court bails murder accused

Mere Naleba
Tuesday, December 04, 2012

CHINESE businessman Kang Ping Bian charged with accessory after the fact of murder has been released on bail by Magistrate Yohan Liyanage.

The general manager of a fishing company located has been in police custody after voluntarily surrendering himself to the police last Monday.

The 27-year-old was given strict bail conditions. His lawyer asked if he could be given a surety bail sum of $5000, and that he was willing to surrender all travel documents and to report to the Raiwaqa Police Station on a daily basis.

However, the court ruled that he pay a $2000 cash bail sum, provide a surety who is a Fiji resident, to surrender all travel documents, not to interfere with prosecution witnesses and to report to the Raiwaqa Police Station every Monday and Friday between 6am to 6pm.

Magistrate Liyanage reminded Mr Kang not to re-offend while on bail.