More charges on man in indecent act case


THE Public Prosecutor Patrick Abe has sought an adjournment on the case against a man facing one count of indecent Act.

Appeared before Principal Magistrate Fatimah Taeburi, Mr Abe said they will file a memo to the Director of Public Prosecution in regards to the charge against the accused.

The court was told that the prosecution will amend the current charge to a higher charge based on the medical report.

Ms Taeburi then grants the application and adjourns the case to March 19.

Taeburi also made orders for the prosecution to file amended charges by March 15 and defence lawyer to take instruction for plea and for the preliminary Inquiry.

She then said that on the next appearance the court should know what form of PI will be conducted on the case.

A lawyer from the Public Solicitor’s office is representing the accused in court.

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