Son on abduction charge granted bail
October 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM
The 17-year-old student charged with one count of abduction has been released on bail on a sum of $800 bail by the Magistrate’s Court in Labasa today.
He was taken into police custody with his 36-year-old father yesterday for producing child phonography.
His father was released this morning, while the teenager was charged.
He is alleged to have taken explicit pictures of his 16-year-old girlfriend during a drinking party and showed it to others.
The teenager appeared in court today with his mother as a surety.
He has been ordered to report to the Labasa Police station every Saturday, not to interfere with any of the witnesses and not to re-offend again.
The case has been adjourned till December 3.
By Indrani Krishna
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Praveen Kumar speaks to the media after today's session of Parliament.Photo:Kunal Keshneel