Court grants bail pending investigation in traffic offence


A woman alleged to breach traffic laws that resulted in the death of a 15 year-old girl had been granted bail with strict conditions.

Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea granted the bail application made by the defence lawyer George Gray on behalf of the accused yesterday.

The prosecution made no objection to the application but submitted that the accused must be bailed on strict condition.

Magistrate Iomea after hearing the submission made by the prosecution, granted bail for the accused with condition that the accused must pay a cash bail of $3000. Apart from the cash bail she must not to leave Guadalcanal province and must report to Kukum police station every Mondays and Fridays. Court appearances are compulsory and that she must not to interfere with prosecution witnesses indirectly or directly.

Magistrate Iomea further orders that police investigators complete all investigations before the next appearance date.

Her case is then adjourned to October 23 for mention.

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