Murder suspect remanded; case transfered to High Court

Mosese Sigabalavu Koroi outside the Suva Magistrates Court after his case today. Picture: VISHAAL KUMAR

THE man accused of causing the death of his 23-year-old partner has been remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court.

Mosese Sigabalavu Koroi appeared before Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa today  charged with one count of murder.

It is alleged that the accused was  intoxicated during the incident and assaulted the deceased  in Nasese on June 7, 2019 which resulted in her death.

Police Prosecutor Corporal Sanil Kumar served first phase disclosures in court.

Magistrate Boseiwaqa transferred the case to the High Court because it was an indictable offence.

The case has been adjourned to June 26.

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