Man on murder charge gives evidence

Update: 4:37PM A MAN accused of murdering a 21-year-old in Nakasi, told the High Court in Suva today that the fight which involved the deceased was stopped by Carpenters security officers.

While testifying before Justice Riyaz Hamza, Saimone Tucila Jnr told the court that after the fight, he sustained a bruise on his left eyebrow.

Saimone Tucila Jnr had agreed that his brother Epeli Tucila had also kicked and punched the deceased.

Saimoni, Epeli, Alipate Naimoso and Saimone Tucila Jnr are each charged with one count of murder.

The trial continues tomorrow.

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