A 33-year-old charged with murder appeared in the Suva High Court this morning.
Rusiate Sogotubu Raiwalui appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar.
It is alleged that on May 8th last year, at Qeleya Road in Lami, Raiwalui murdered New Zealand national Ashkan Farsani Rikthegazader.
Defense Lawyer Eoghan Samisoni told court that Legal Aid will represent the accused and the State is aware of his trial from the 27th of July.
The case will be called on the 29th of June for mention.
Justice Gounder has also issued a production order for Raiwalui.
The accused is further remanded in custody.