TWO teenagers accused of setting fire to the leaf hut at Parliament house last November will face the court again tomorrow.
The boys aged 16 and 17 who cannot be named for legal reasons are both facing one count each of arson.
Their matter was previously listed for mention yesterday.
A check to the Magistrate’s Court found that the matter was not heard yesterday but was administratively adjourned to tomorrow.
The juveniles are charged in relation to the allegation on 24 November last year at the start of the three days unrest in the capital at the Parliament house area.
Earlier that day, a group of protesters gathered the Point Cruz area in front of the entrance to the Parliament house.
They were demanding the Prime Minister to step down.
Following the protest, the police deploy officers to control the situation but as protestors got angry they behaved in an aggressive manner.
The protestors then allegedly started throwing rocks at police and as the police responded the protestors ran and escaped towards the Parliament house.
They broke into the Parliament entrance gate and ran towards the Parliament house.
It was alleged that the two juveniles are amongst the group of protesters.
Upon reaching the Parliament house the group of protesters scattered all over the area.
The two juveniles at that time allegedly walked towards the leaf hut next to the Parliament house and set it on fire using a matches.
After setting the leaf hut on fire, the two juveniles then escaped but were later arrested.
By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN