Burglary case heads for trial

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

The case against a 37-year-old man, accused of stealing from his employer, has been adjourned for March 29, for trial.

This is the case of Ian Pias Walelabua who faces with one count of Burglary in relation to an incident on August 28, 2020 between 11.30pm and 12.30am when the victim and his wife were out from their residence at Henderson.

Police said the accused and other males entered into the complainant’s house by climbing the walling and removed the security camera.

The allegation said it was when they were inside the house, they removed a cash box that contained the amounst of $300,000 SBD, $20,000 AUD and 5,000 pounds.

It was also alleged that the defendant Walelabua before committing the offence did called another employee, who also works for the complainant to find out the couple’s movement on that night.

The phone conversations were made by the accused was to check on the couple whether they were out of their residence.

Police also said the accused Walelabua worked as an electronic officer for the complainant.

Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea presided over the matter yesterday.

Public Solicitor George Gray is representing the accused in court.


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