A WOMAN who allegedly caused the death of her two children at Tavuki Village on Taveuni last year denied the charge in the High Court in Labasa.
Maria Teresia appeared before Justice Salesi Temo yesterday and denied two counts of manslaughter.
Mrs Teresia is represented by defence counsel Penijamini Lomaloma.
The court heard Mrs Teresia failed to ensure a lit candle in their home was placed in a safe place on November 19 last year.
The candle caused a fire that destroyed their home and also claimed the lives of her two children.
Justice Temo adjourned the case to next February for trial.