Four murder-accused after Vaini machete attack named

Four men accused in relation to the death of ʻAiveni Teisina after the machete attack in a parking lot in Vaini on October 23 can now be named.

They were Luseni Loʻāmanu, 36, from Kolofoʻou, Halahuni Taliai, 20, from Nualei, Sōsefo Malimali Vea, 19,  of Nualei and Sēmisi Tangataevaha, 16,  from Kolofo’ou.

An investigation into the death of the 36-year-old continued on after he died from his injuries at Vaiola Hospital on Monday, October 24.

The accused first appeared at the Magistrate court in Fasi last week and were expected to reappear in court on Wednesday.

The deceased is survived by his wife and a four-year old daughter.

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