Bail extended for Lateef

Lawyer Shazran Abdul Lateef escorted by the police officers outside the Suva magistrates court. Picture: RAMA/FILE

FORMER Suva lawyer Shazran Abdul Lateef, who is facing drug-related charges, had his bail extended by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.

Mr Lateef is charged alongside Zoe Maharaj Moore with three counts of possession of illicit drugs.

The duo appeared before Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili yesterday.

Mr Ratuvili advised Ms Moore to sort out her representations with the Legal Aid Commission before the next court date.

The pair were allegedly found in possession of 7.89 grams of methamphetamine, 12.49 grams of cocaine and 2.5 grams of cannabis last year.

Ms Moore is also on bail.

The case has been adjourned to March 16.

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