THE fate of a former police officer, who stood trial in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting a man at Rove in 2013, will be handed down on February 13.
This followed the closing submissions on the case on Friday.
Roy Memori stood trial for one count common assault and two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm.
Prosecution called four witnesses and tendered another four witnesses’ statement and a record of interview while the accused did not give evidence and choose to remain silent.
He allegedly assaulted his wife’s relative at his house at the Rove police married quarters, then allegedly pulled him out of the house and assaulted him in a neighbour’s kitchen.
Prosecution alleged that another police officer came and separated them, giving a chance for the alleged victim to escape to the Rove Police Headquarters.
Memori allegedly pursued the alleged victim and then allegedly assaulted him in front of the police headquarters.
It was alleged Memori claimed the alleged victim had an affair with his wife.
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By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN