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Two out of the five escapees that fled from the Naboro Medium facilitation centre last month appeared in the High Court in Suva today.
Tevita Sugu and Josaia Usumaki appeared before Judge Justice Salesi Temo today pleading guilty of absconding from prison and aggravated robbery.
Defence counsel from the Legal Aid Commission, T. Rabuniwa told the Court that his clients Sugu and Usumaki are appealing to be medically examined by independent doctors in the interest of justice for the escapees had been examined had always been examined in front of Police and Military.
He also stated that the Legal Aid Commission is going pay for the medical expenses of Sugu and Usumaki if the court permits to do so.
Meanwhile, prosecution lawyer said that the officers were only present during their medical examination because they have escaped from the prison and will attempt to do so again.
Justice Temo said that the responsibility of the prisoners health belongs to the Commissioner of Prisons and the escapees should refer their concerns to him.
Justice Temo has asked the counsel to file a notice of motion supported by an affidavit and submit a copy of these to the prosecution and to the court.
The other three escapees Isoa Waqa, Solomoni Qurai and Epeli Qaraniqio are still medically unfit to appear in court and are expected to appear on the October 8.
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