2021 arson case moved to next year


The case against a man accused of setting fire to a dwelling house at Betinivua, Foxwood area after Christmas 2021 has been moved for January 25 for mention.

Jade Kekea, 28, is charged with one count of arson of building.

Prosecution updated court yesterday that the accused was released on bail and will return to court when his cases is mentioned.

Court instructed prosecution to summon the accused to appear on January 25. Bail is extended for the accused.

Prosecution alleged the incident occurred on Boxing Day, on December 26, 2021 at Betinivua Settlement, Foxwood area, Central Guadalcanal, where Mr Kekea set fire to his grandfather’s dwelling house.

DPP appears for the Crown and PSO appears for the accused.

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