Voir dire trial date yet to be set


THE court is yet to set the date for the Voir Dire trial on the case against Samson Dagi.

The court was told yesterday that the prosecutor in carriage of the case is currently in Lata for the court circuit and permission was sought if the case be adjourned to allow the prosecutor in carriage to appear in court.

Meanwhile the defence said the case was previously listed for voir dire but since the prosecution witnesses could not be able to make it on the previous date this case is then adjourned for the prosecution to bring their witnesses in Honiara for the voir dire.

Public Prosecutor Elma Rizu said other charges was taken carriage by the Police Prosecution and his trial on his other charges will resume on April 16.

Principal Magistrate Ricky Iomea then adjourned the case to April 16 for the prosecution to confirm the voir dire trial date.

Mr Dagi is facing unlawful wounding, intimidation, criminal trespass and indecent assault of a female.

Henry Kausimae of the Public Solicitor’s Office represents the accused.

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