Student denies aggravated robbery charge

AN YEAR 12 student charged with one count of aggravated robbery pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to him in court today.

Semisi Vakacegu appeared before High Court judge Justice Thusara Rajasinghe.

Mr Vakacegu changed his plea today after his lawyer went through the summary of facts with him.

His counsel has also informed the court that his client was disputing the content of the summary of facts.

It is alleged that on August 1 this year, he with others allegedly stole $2500 cash from Tabaraki Bakery Shop in Nakasi.

The court was also informed that the accused would be sitting for his external examination this month.

The case has been adjourned to December 5, 2018, for mention.

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