City Forex robbery suspect remanded

Mikaele Balenaivalu in court yesterday. Picture: JESSICA SAVIKE

A 23-YEAR-old man charged with one count of aggravated robbery appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.

It is alleged Mikaele Balenaivalu robbed $50,253.10 and foreign currencies valued at $18,585 FJD, the property of City Forex Exchange on February 14, 2019, in Raiwaqa.

Police prosecutor Constable Waltor Taito informed the court that no disclosures were provided by the Raiwaqa Police Station regarding the matter.

He further requested for additional time to provide the same.

Magistrate Asanga Bodaragama has remanded Mr Balenaivalu and has adjourned the case to February 25.

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