Murder suspects further remanded

Police officers Selema Tikoenaburevere (front) and Kelepi Kolinisau (left) escorted by the police officers to the Suva Magistrates Court for alleged murder. Picture: RAMA/FILE

TWO former police officers who are each charged with murder have been further remanded by the High Court in Suva.

Kelepi Duri Tautaumacala Kolinisau and Selema Tikoenaburevere appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar this morning.

It is alleged that the two murdered Joseua Lalauvaki following an altercation outside a Suva nightclub on September 2, 2018.

Mr Lalauvaki died at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital on October 11, 2018 due to the injuries allegedly sustained by him as a result of police assaults.

State lawyer Kimberly Semisi sought 21 days to file information and disclosures and has also been given time till December 5, to respond to the bail application.

The case has been adjourned to December 6, for bail hearing.

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