Fiji Time: 7:23 PM on Monday 26 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Singh denied bail

Shalveen Chand
Saturday, May 10, 2014

A DEE CEE'S Bus Services employee was remanded for a fortnight after he appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court charged with two counts of manslaughter.

Rabindar Singh, 65, is alleged to have driven the bus that hit a parked Nasese Bus which on impact collided with a parked Citiline Bus crushing Seruwaia Rokoseru, 46, and daughter Paulini Tubuna, 3, who were walking between the parked buses on Tuesday.

Mr Singh was charged yesterday morning and brought to court in the afternoon.

Bail application for Mr Singh was dismissed and the accused was told to make the bail application in the High Court.

Magistrate Sufia Hamza said manslaughter was an indictable offence and it should be heard in the High Court.

The accident where the mother and child were killed happened on Tuesday and their bodies were taken to Kadavu on Thursday evening. The case will be called again on May 16.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani
  2. Hold on
  3. The television feed saga
  4. Man charged for assaulting daughter
  5. The day the sea level rose
  6. Ben to leave Waikato
  7. Ba retains title
  8. $150m marina plan
  9. Control outbreak
  10. Methodists focus on family life

Top Stories this Week

  1. Murders that shocked the world Tuesday (20 Jan)
  2. Facebook comments Tuesday (20 Jan)
  3. Soldier's death shocks family Tuesday (20 Jan)
  4. Breaking the silence Wednesday (21 Jan)
  5. No payout for police Wednesday (21 Jan)
  6. 'No money' in 2004 Wednesday (21 Jan)
  7. Opposition challenges PM to walk the talk Friday (23 Jan)
  8. Disappointment at late posting of graduate teachers Wednesday (21 Jan)
  9. Ten days time Thursday (22 Jan)
  10. Boy strives to make mum proud Tuesday (20 Jan)