Hearing of motion to quash charges adjourned

By Pai Mulitalo Ale ,

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Suspended Police Commissioner: Fuiavailili Egon Keil

Suspended Police Commissioner: Fuiavailili Egon Keil (Photo: File Photo)

The hearing of a motion to quash charges against the suspended Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil, has been adjourned until next Monday.

The matter was scheduled for hearing yesterday morning before Justice Lesatele Rapi Va’ai.

Representing the National Prosecution Office was the Acting Director, Muriel Lui while Komisi Koria and Leinafo Taimalelagi appeared for the defendant.

The reasons for the adjournment were not disclosed in Court.

But the announcement was made after the counsels were called by Justice Lesatele to chambers.

Fuiavailili is facing charges including unlawful detaining of a person, disorderly conduct in a public place, perjury and making a false statement in relation to the wrongful arrest of a member of the public last year. 

His lawyer has filed an injunction to quash all the charges.

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