Labasa lawyer remanded after appearing in court for allegedly caused the death of a 49-year-old man from Korotari

Labasa lawyer remanded after appearing in court for allegedly caused the death of a 49-year-old man from Korotari

By Naveel Krishant
Monday 20/06/2022
[Image: File Photo]

The 58-year-old Labasa lawyer who allegedly caused the death of a 49-year-old man from Korotari has been remanded in custody.

Amrit Sen is charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder, one count of conspiracy, seven counts of act intended to cause grievous harm, two counts of criminal intimidation, one count of assault causing actual bodily harm and one count of damaging property.

His lawyer, Abhay Singh says he will file for bail in the High Court tomorrow.

The substantive matter is listed to be called in the High Court next Friday.

Meanwhile, two men and a woman were remanded in custody by the Labasa Magistrates Court last Thursday for their alleged involvement in causing the death of a 49-year old man from Korotari.

The first accused, a 27-year old Shumenda Chandra has been charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm and conspiracy.

The second accused, 27-year-old Muqtadeer Saif Kaiyum is charged with one count of conspiracy while the third accused, 26-year-old Joji Bale has been charged with one count for conspiracy.

They appeared before Magistrate Bimsara Jagodage and were remanded in custody until the 30th of June and the case has been transferred to the Labasa High Court.


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