22nd March 06:09 PM
Christopher Narayan and Luisa Kumar each charged with 1 count of murder remanded in custody
By Naveel Krishant
Monday 11/03/2019

Christopher Narayan and Luisa Kumar who are each charged with one count of murder have been remanded in custody.

It is alleged that on the 4th of this month, they murdered a 2‑year‑old girl.

The case has been transferred to the Suva High Court and will be called on the 22nd of this month.

Police say the victim was allegedly found lying unconscious in their Nakasi home last Tuesday by her 20‑year‑old mother who is the first accused.

The 2‑year‑old girl was rushed to the Valelevu Health Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police say a post mortem examination was conducted where it was revealed that the girl had sustained serious injuries resulting in her death.

They say that upon further enquiry, investigators discovered the girl's mother and her partner had allegedly been fighting on the night the child was found unconscious.

The girl was allegedly caught in the middle of the dispute and was assaulted.

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