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Man who allegedly struck his pregnant sister with iron rod remanded

Man who allegedly struck his pregnant sister with iron rod remanded

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 01/07/2020

The case of the 24-year-old man who allegedly assaulted and struck his pregnant sister with an iron rod on Saturday has been transferred to the Suva High Court.

The man who has been charged with one count of Assault Causing Actual Bodily Harm and one count of Act with Intent to Cause Grievous Bodily Harm appeared before Suva Magistrate Asanga Bodragama this afternoon.

He has been given 21 days to file a notice of alibi in the High Court.

An interim Domestic Violence Restraining Order has also been issued.

Police say the man committed the offence following an argument with his sister about their compound in Nabua.

He has been remanded in custody and the case will be called on the 15th of this month.

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