Nineteen year-old to appear in court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

THE 19 year -old young man charged with immigration offences will appear for an interim mention as his trial date has been set for October 15 of this year.

Paul Anga who was alleged of being living unlawfully in the Solomon Islands relating to immigration offences denies the charge against him.

The accused Paul Anga is charged for count of unlawful non-citizen and misleading immigration officer.

On previous appearances the defence said the accused is of Solomon Island citizen.

But the prosecution said that there are no documents to identify that the accused is a Solomon islander as there was no birth certificate or other documents to support that he is a Solomon Islander.

The accused Mr Anga is charged under the Immigration Act 2012 early this year.

A private lawyer Nelson Laurere is representing the accused in court.