Gov’t fisheries officer’s road death case adjourned

Ministry of Fisheries Head of Aquaculture Poasi Ngaluafe has had his case adjourned to 26 April.

He is being charged with offence of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol causing death in May 2016.

The 49-year-old appeared at the Supreme Court on April 4 after he was accused for the death of Uini Kava, 46, of Tofoa at the By-Pass Road in Longolongo.

At the trial before Mr Justice Cato, the court was told an eyewitness alleged that the victim was sitting in the middle of the left lane of the road towards Tu’atakilangi before he was hit by the vehicle which Police believed driven by Ngaluafe.

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