Murder suspect further remanded

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A 21-YEAR-OLD man charged with one count of murder has been further remanded by the High Court in Suva.

Fabiano Dakai appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar today, accused of the murdered a 34-year-old security guard of Waidradra, outside Navua, on February 4, 2018.

The State had earlier requested a psychiatric assessment of the accused.

Defence lawyer Lavenia David informed the court that Mr Dakai had advised her that a doctor had seen him at the St.

Giles Hospital but no report was available.

State lawyer Swastika Sharma sought time from the court to file information and disclosures.

Justice Goundar informed both the defence and state to follow up on the psychiatric evaluation of Mr Dakai from the St. Giles Hospital.

The case has been adjourned to May 22 for plea.

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