Willful damage case adjourned


The case against a man charged with one count of willful and unlawful damage and one count of intimidation has been adjourned.

It was suspended yesterday in the magistrate court for Thursday next week for court to deliver the defendant’s, John Laulae, sentence.

Yesterday prosecution called the matter in court for sentence, but the presiding magistrate was absent.

Thus, the matter was adjourned. Court extended the remand warrant for the accused.

It was alleged Laulau, while he was employed by the China civil engineering corporation construction (CCECC) as a causal worker, on October 26, 2022 was drunk and shot the Chinese construction workers with stones and entered the CCECC campsite opposite Karaina settlement at Whiteriver.

Matter was later reported to the police and Laulae was arrested and charged.

Police prosecution appears for the Crown and PSO appears for the defendant.

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