Naicker who allegedly murdered a 17-year-old boy & stole some cash & a mobile phone in Makoi has been remanded

Naicker who allegedly murdered a 17-year-old boy & stole some cash & a mobile phone in Makoi has been remanded

By Iva Danford
Thursday 02/06/2022
Samuel Naicker

Samuel Naicker who allegedly murdered a 17-year-old boy and stole some money and a mobile phone in Makoi on Saturday night has been remanded in custody.

He appeared in the Nasinu Magistrates Court this afternoon before Magistrate Sufia Hamza.

Naicker has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of theft.

According to court documents, Naicker allegedly strangled the boy’s neck with a tracksuit lace.

It is also alleged that Naicker stole the boy’s mobile phone valued at $229, $150 cash and his wallet which was valued at $35.

Naicker allegedly stole $400 cash from a property which belongs to another man on the same day.

The boy was found dead by a relative inside his bedroom.

Prior to the discovery, the man came by and was known to the family to be spending the night.

Police say when the relative checked on the two at around 10pm, she discovered the man missing.

The matter has been transferred to the Suva High Court and will be called next Friday.

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