Closing submission on man facing attempted murder adjourns

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

THE closing submission into the case of a man charged with one count of attempted murder will be made in the next 14 days.

The case was adjourned yesterday because the prosecution responsible had been busy with another case in the High Court.

Defence Lawyer Rodgers Tovosia having heard that prosecution has sought to adjourn the case, made no objection and the court granted adjournment on the case for the next 14 days.

This is the case against John Kebol who was charged in relation to an incident which occurred in Sukiki village, Weathercoast of Guadalcanal.

Prosecution said the accused on June 13, 2015 had an argument with his nephew regarding a bicycle, their argument heated up in which the accused intended to stab the victim with a kitchen knife.

The allegation said when the knife missed the victim all others who were present during the argument reacted and stoned the accused and he fell onto the ground having sustained injuries.

Office of the Director Public Prosecution prosecutes the matter in court while Rodgers Tovosia is representing the accused.

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