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Woman admits murders

Repeka Nasiko
Friday, April 04, 2014

PRIYA Darshani, the woman accused of allegedly murdering a 33-year-old mother and her seven-month-old daughter in Vuda last year, has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

Appearing in the High Court in Lautoka yesterday, Ms Darshani admitted attacking and killing Taofa Patolo and Sarah Rosemary Patolo.

She also admitted attempting to kill Angelina Pisi Patolo, 5, Grace Patolo, 5, and Anna Patolo, 3.

The 22-year-old is charged with two counts of murder and three of attempted murder.

High Court judge Justice Sudharshana De Silva adjourned the case to today when State lawyers will hand over documents.

According to the Director of Public Prosecutions office, the State will file the summary of facts in court today.

Ms Darshani has been further remanded in custody.








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