Bauro murder committed to High Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

PRINCIPAL Magistrate Jim Seuika has committed the Bauro murder case to the High Court.

Magistrate Seuika said after having looked through the documents tendered by the prosecution, at this stage prosecution is yet to prove the charge of murder as they are still to produce additional evidence relating to the case at the High Court.

Prosecution yesterday tendered the preliminary documents to the court and also made an application that prosecution will still tender additional documents to the High Court, this is in regards to the autopsy report.

Prosecutor Dalcy Belapitu, who appears on instruction of her colleague prosecutor, said that the autopsy report is yet to be produced as they are still waiting for the exhumation to be conducted.

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The accused also was re-arraigned and he entered a not guilty plea.

This is in relation to the murder incident that prosecution alleged Jimmy Baukuhu of killing another person.

The allegation said Mr Baukuhu and his associates killed a man from Bauro on May 24, 2016.

The Prosecution said that the deceased was found lying dead at a seaside near Kirakira with a rope tied to his neck.

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