19 men, charged with failure to comply with orders, bailed
Nineteen men, who were found playing touch rugby in Lami on April 30, were granted bail at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.
They are; Ian Thorpe Filipe, Koli
Onorua, Nayasi Dumaru, Waisea Tuwai, Jimilai Onorua, Etuate Onorua, Jone Tuicakau, Ulaiasi Sorovaki, Setareki Varo, Aminisitai Mudunavosa, Viliame Mudunavosa, Metui Ratulevu, Sairusi Buresoli, Pauliasi Tuilau, Isikeli Vulaki, Etonia Waqalevu, Uate Vukikaubale, Pita Savou, and Jone
All men, who are charged with failure to comply with orders, were released on $200 bail bond and ordered to bring a surety on the next court date.
Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa instructed them not to reoffend while on bail and not to interfere with prosecution witnesses.
The men were told that their right for a lawyer will be given to them on the next court date.
The case was adjourned to July 27 for mention.
The accused from Lami, who were charged with breaching COVID-19 restrictions by playing touch rugby, appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court on May 2, 2020.