Police name Halaleva murder accused

Police have identified the man who has been arrested and  charged in connection with the murder of the Chinese shopkeeper at Halaleva in February 20.

He was Kefu Kalavi, 19, of Ma’ufanga and Police arrested him on November 12 following a nine-month period of investigation. He appeared in court the same day.

Dao Jin He, 31, was found unconscious in his shop by a Chinese friend.

He was then rushed to Vaiola Hospital the same day but died at about 7.30am February 21.

Kalaivi remains in Police custody and  is expected to reappear in court on January 19, 2015.

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