Senior government officer named as suspect in road death

The Ministry of Fisheries’ Head of Aquaculture Poasi Ngaluafe, 49, appeared in court on Monday 16 charged with the death of a man from Tofoa on May 8.

Police believed Ngaluafe was the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed Uini Kava, 46, at the By-Pass Road in Longolongo.

Ngaluafe  faced charges of reckless driving causing death and driving under the influence of alcohol.

His case was adjourned to reappear before the Magistrate.

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