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Man charged with murder of his 4-month-old baby to take plea at the end of this month

Man charged with murder of his 4-month-old baby to take plea at the end of this month

By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 23/01/2020

A 26-year-old man who is charged with murdering his 4-month-old baby will take his plea on the 31st of this month.

Tevita Kunawave appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar today and has been further remanded in custody.

The 4-month-old baby passed away after she was allegedly caught in the middle of a dispute between her parents.

The alleged incident happened in October in last year

Kunawave allegedly returned home heavily intoxicated and was refused entry into their home by his wife.

He got hold of a concrete block and allegedly threw it towards his wife which unfortunately hit their 4-month old daughter.

The victim was rushed to the CWM Hospital but was pronounced dead.

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