Fijilive
Police officer released on bail
December 09, 2011 12:00:00 AM
The police officer charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning the death of a female police constable has been released on bail with strict conditions.

Kelemedi Simolo was released by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday with a $2000 surety.

It is alleged that on the 25th of last month Simolo was driving a police vehicle carrying nine police officers and was involved in an accident leading to the death of the female police constable.

Magistrate Yohan Liyanage also ordered Simolo to report to the Samabula Police Station every Monday and Friday from 6am to 6pm and not to interfere with witnesses.

He has also been told to surrender his driving licence to the court.

The matter has been adjourned to the 24 of next month for mention.

By Nasik Swami