Man to face trial in Lata


THE court has adjourned the case against an accused facing various charges of criminal offence and his trial will be heard in Lata, Temotu province in December this year.

The case was mentioned at the Honiara Magistrate Court yesterday.

This is the case against Mathias Ngalir who is faced with counts of threatening violence with intent to intimidate, damage property, trespass at night, uses threatening words in public and going armed in public.

The case was mentioned in court yesterday and since the incident occurred in Temotu, the trial will be conducted in Temotu.

This is said to also also ease the problem of transporting witnesses to Honiara for court proceedings during the trial.

Police Prosecution Service is prosecuting the case in court.

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