3 men face court charged with stealing $100k


Three men are facing court for stealing money totalling $100,000.

Junior Sifoni, Junior Jackson Bakewa and Fred Luwi are each charged with simple larceny.

Their case was mentioned in court yesterday. However, their lawyers did not turn up.

The men also told court that they would prefer to consult with their lawyers before making a plea.

Court adjourned the matter to October 30 at 9am for arraignment. Bail for all three defendants extended.

Police alleged that Sifoni, Bakewa and Luwi on September 2, 2023 had few beers and stole the complainant’s bag of money in his car containing $100,000.

The men allegedly shared the stolen money among themselves.

The matter was reported to Naha Police on September 4 and the defendants were arrested and charged.

Only $30,000 has been recovered.

Public Prosecution office appears for the Crown and Private Law firm appears for defendant.

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