Somosomo- murder suspect denied bail

Murder suspect Josese Bale is being escorted out of the Labasa Magistrates Court. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI

THE Labasa Magistrates Court denied bail for a man who allegedly murdered his wife in Dreketi, Somosomo, Taveuni early this week.
Josese Bale is charged with one count of murder.
He appeared before Magistrate Cama Tuberi today.
The prosecution had denied Mr Bale’s application for bail informing the court that the case was a serious one and they had established a strong case against the accused-, while the deceased who was allegedly murdered was also a mother to four children.
The case will now be heard in the High Court on June 27 for mention.

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