November trial for duo facing unlawful exportation of drugs charge

Justin Ho with lawyer Wasu Pillay at the Lautoka High Court this morning. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

A TRIAL date has been set for former squash national Justin Ho and former flight attendant Frederick Epeli who are both charged with one count each of attempted unlawful exportation of illicit drugs.

The hearing will commence from November 30 and is expected to end on December 11.

The appeared at the High Court in Lautoka this morning before Justice Chamath Morais who set the hearing for a period of two weeks.

DPP lawyer Prenika Lata said they intend to produce more than 10 witnesses in their case.

Ho was represented by Lautoka lawyer Wasu Pillay while Mr Epeli was represented by Mosese Naivalu who appeared on the instructions of Jo Rayawa.

The case has been adjourned to March 9 for mention.

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