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Police charge driver

Repeka Nasiko
Friday, March 28, 2014

POLICE have charged the 57-year-old foreigner involved in last Saturday's fatal car accident in Sigatoka.

Australian engineer Rocky Giri is charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning death.

Mr Giri made his first appearance in the Sigatoka Magistrates Court where he was ordered to surrender all travel documents and his driving licence.

The court ordered the Australian to report to a nearby police station daily and not to interfere with any police investigations.

He was given a $1000 bail bond.

The case will be recalled on March 31 for mention.

According to the police, a post-mortem examination conducted on the 18-year-old deceased confirmed she died from head injuries sustained from the alleged motor vehicle accident.

The alleged accident occurred on Bulu Bridge in Malevu, Sigatoka.

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