Legal Aid withdraws representation for Congolese national

Police escort Kiala Marcellino Penakoy Henri Lusaka in an earlier appearance at the Suva Magistrate Court. Picture: JONA KONATACI/FT FILE

THE Legal Aid Commission will no longer represent a Congolese national accused of murdering his wife this year. Defence lawyer Krishneel Chang informed the court the decision to withdraw was taken after liaising with the director of the Legal Aid Commission and an independent inquiry committee. Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Elizabeth Rice told the […]

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