A 20 year old mother and her 28 year old de facto partner is charged with one count of murder for the death a 2 year old girl.
The duo appeared at the Nasinu Court today.
Christopher Narayan and Luisa Maria Kumar appeared before Magistrate Sufia Hazma at the Nasinu Court today.
It is alleged Luisa and Chirstopher had a heated argument on the night the 2 year old died.
The 2 year old allegedly got caught in the middle of the fight between the two accused.
It is also alleged that this is not the first time the girl had been physically abused by Christopher.
The matter has been transfered to the Suva High Court and will be called on the 22nd of this month where the court will also decide whether to grant bail or not.
According to the police, the 2 year old was found laying unconscious in the couple’s Nakasi home by her 20 year old mother on the 4th of this month.
She was then rushed to the Valelevu Health Centre where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The post mortem results showed that the girl sustained serious injuries that caused her death.
The 2-year-old girl’s mother and her partner have been remanded.