Murder accused to enter plea on next appearance


THE accused into the murder incident at the Tasimboko area on North East Guadalcanal will appear again in court on November 1.

22-year-old Fredrick Soniatavu is charged with one count of murder in relation to the incident which occurred in June this year.

Yesterday the court adjourned the case to November 1 for plea to be entered and also for the election of preliminary inquiry.

The accused was further remanded in custody for his next court appearance.

The Prosecution in remanding the accused said that the accused is facing a serious charge of murder in which once convicted life imprisonment was the penalty for such offence.

The Office of the Director Public Prosecution appears for the Crown.

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