Padarath ap­peals against 25-month sen­tence

Fiji Sun - - Nation -

An in­mate who is ap­peal­ing against his sen­tence of 25 months im­pris­on­ment was re­fused bail on Tues­day by the Suva High Court judge Justice Achala Wen­ga­pulli. Ben­jamin Padarath was im­pris­oned for pro­vid­ing false in­for­ma­tion to a pub­lic ser­vant. Pros­e­cu­tor Ana­seini Lo­mani asked the court for seven days to file her sub­mis­sions to which the de­fence lawyer Babra Mal­i­mali ob­jected say­ing her client’s re­quest for Padarath to be granted bail till the next hear­ing. Justice Wen­ga­pulli granted pros­e­cu­tion seven days to file their sub­mis­sions and de­nied the re­quest for bail for Padarath. The court has been ad­journed till May 27.

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