Man convicted of stealing items worth $62k

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A MAN convicted of one count of aggravated burglary and six counts of theft will be sentenced on March 22.

This was after Maleli Naulivou admitted at the High Court in Suva before Justice Vinsent Perera that he stole assorted items and cash from several people to the total value of $62, 348.09 on June 30, 2018, in Samabula.

The second accused in the case, Eremasi Raileqe pleaded not guilty to the charges.

State lawyer Mehzabeen Khan asked the court for a deterrent sentence towards the higher end of the sentencing tariff.

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