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Mum steps in as surety

Shalveen Chand
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A YOUNG man who stole grocery items from a supermarket in Toorak was allowed bail and told to stay with his mother in Cunningham.

Keveuli Delai, 18, is charged with theft and appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court.

He is alleged to have stolen hair gel, soap, a skin cream and toothpaste from the 786 Supermarket in Toorak over the weekend.

Mr Delai was informed of his legal rights.

It was explained to him that he could choose a private lawyer or apply to the Legal Aid Commission if he could not afford a lawyer or represent himself.

Mr Delai told the court he would represent himself. His mother was present in court as his surety.

Mr Delai was released on a surety bail of $1000.