A woman and her Partner will be produced in court Today for allegedly murdering a 2-year- old child.
The victim was allegedly found by her 20-year-old mother, who is the first accused, lying unconscious in their Nakasi home on the night of March 5th.
She was rushed to the Valelevu Health Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
A post-mortem examination was conducted where the cause of death revealed the child had sustained serious injuries resulting in her death.
Investigators upon further inquiry discovered the child’s mother and her 28-year -old partner had allegedly been fighting on the night the child was found. It is alleged that the child was caught in the middle of the dispute and was allegedly assaulted.
Both have been charged with murder and will be produced at the Nasinu Magistrates Court today