A 17 year old of Kalabu was produced at the Nausori Magistrates Court today for allegedly stealing items worth more than $18,000, from a woman who fell asleep while traveling in a minibus last week.
The victim was a passenger in a minbus, and was traveling along the Suva-Nausori corridor on Saturday morning, when the alleged incident took place.
The 26year old victim fell asleep and when she woke up – she discovered her personal items missing, which included a GPS machine worth more than $17,000.00.
Investigators tracked the accused to his home in Kalabu, and allegedly found the GPS machine in his possession.
The accused has been charged with one count of theft.