Fiji Time: 11:51 PM on Tuesday 24 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Man misses three court dates

Shalveen Chand
Wednesday, January 08, 2014

AN elderly man is now on the wanted list after failing to turn up to court yesterday.

Jawahar Lal, 72, is charged with indecently annoying a person.

He was to appear in the Suva Magistrates Court.

But a bench warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to show.

Mr Lal is alleged to have made racial slurs at a 65-year-old complainant who happened to be his neighbour.

The court heard Mr Lal appeared when the case was initially called but then missed court on three dates.

The court was told Mr Lal eventually came to court last month and was given yesterday's date for his plea. However, when his name was called, he was not present.

The police prosecution made an application for a bench warrant which was granted by the court.

The case will be called later in the month.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62720.6082
JPY 52.762849.7628
GBP 0.32870.3207
EUR 0.42520.4132
NZD 0.71200.6790
AUD 0.66320.6382
USD 0.47920.4622

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers
  2. Ryan gutted
  3. RIO 2016 Code hopper has work cut out
  4. Ryan: Statue for Kolinisau
  5. Man pleads not guilty to keeping brothel
  6. June camp for Fiji 7s
  7. SOLDEPA: State fails to consult
  8. Growers fund belongs to growers: Chaudhry
  9. 36 face probe
  10. Jasa crowned DHL Impact Player

Top Stories this Week

  1. Top bet Wednesday (18 May)
  2. Hayne Plane call up excites Fijian fans Wednesday (18 May)
  3. Woman fronts court over FNPF cheques Thursday (19 May)
  4. A costly 'blunder' Saturday (21 May)
  5. Where to after Rio Thursday (19 May)
  6. 7s taboo Friday (20 May)
  7. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  8. Hayne's Rio barrier Monday (23 May)
  9. Senior citizen's alleged murder angers police Saturday (21 May)
  10. Ryan eyes Olympics gold Saturday (21 May)