20th November 05:02 PM
Man remanded in custody for alleged murder of his mother
By Dhanjay Deo
Monday 11/09/2017

A 25-year-old unemployed man who allegedly murdered his 47-year-old mother in Navutu, Lautoka last Friday appeared in the Lautoka Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Semi Bati who is charged with a count of murder has been remanded in custody and the matter has been transferred to the Lautoka High Court.

Police Prosecutor Shelveen Deo Sharma told the court that Bati allegedly pushed his mother on the road while she was waiting to cross the road to give mangoes to a customer who was waiting on the other side of the road.

As a consequence, the woman fell and got hit by an oncoming vehicle resulting in her death.

The alleged incident took place between 6 to 6.30pm last Friday in Navutu.

The matter has been adjourned till next Friday.

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