Sales rep in court for dangerous driving occasioning death

Deepal Kumar at the Lautoka Magistrates Court today. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

THE 21-year-old driver from Wairabetia, Lautoka who is alleged to have caused the death of two people who perished in a car accident last week appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Deepal Kumar is charged with three counts of dangerous driving.

The sales rep faces two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

He is alleged to have caused the death of Deepak Kumar, 26 and Karan Shanil, 24 on November 22 in Natabua.

Mr Kumar was granted bail and is expected to appear in February next year for mention.

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