Delay in Nagusa’s Plea Hearing

Fiji Court Defers Plea of Eroni Nagusa

Fiji’s reputed rugby union player, Eroni Nagusa, is currently involved in a criminal case, and his plea hearing was delayed by the Suva court on May 18th.

Nagusa Failed to Appear on Summon Date

Initially, Nagusa failed to appear in court on the summoned date of April 27th. This absence led to a warrant issued for his arrest, leading to Nagusa surrendering to the authorities and getting produced in court on May 4th.

Nagusa Faces a Rape Charge

The prominent sports figure is facing a serious allegation of rape. As per the charge details, Nagusa has been accused of committing the sexual assault in January earlier this year. The alleged incident took place in a Suva suburb.

Court Grants Conditional Bail

Although facing serious allegations, Nagusa was granted bail by the court under stringent conditions. The Fiji Rugby Union player is required to report to the Nabua Police station every Wednesday and Saturday. He is also restricted from relocating without the court’s permission and is expected to respect a curfew, remaining indoors from 6 pm to 6 am.

Public Prosecutor Seeks Time for Pre-Trial Matters

The current status of Nagusa’s plea has been deferred due to the Public Prosecutor’s request. The prosecutor sought more time for sorting out pre-trial matters before entering a plea. The case is now scheduled to return to court on June 1st, when Nagusa will most likely enter his plea.

Nagusa Towers in Fiji Rugby Fraternity

The rape allegations against Eroni Nagusa have come as a shock to many, considering he has been a towering figure in Fiji’s rugby union fraternity. He played a crucial role in Fiji’s rugby campaign since he was chosen into the Fiji Warriors team back in 2007. Undoubtedly, much attention from the public and sports fraternity is drawn towards this ongoing legal saga involving this high-profile rugby player.


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