28 Jan 2016

Fiji Minister's trial date set for June

12:45 pm on 28 January 2016

A trial date has been set for Fiji's minister for local government for his charge of causing death by dangerous driving.

Parveen Bala was charged in November 2013 and pleaded not guilty in March 2015.

FBC reports the trial has been set for 28 and 29 June.

Mr Bala's case was in front of the Lautoka Magistrate's Court yesterday.

Mr Bala is alleged to have caused the death of Puna Chand in a road accident near Teidamu in Lautoka.