Jude Nidung

Soldiers’ trial deferred

Jude Nidung, David Travolta, Alwin Matiabe, Tobias Samson and Kenneth Yangun, appeared in the National Court today for mention. Gregory Tuaki was not present in court. 

Their trial will not take place this month due to legal representation issues. Their case was adjourned to June 11.

The six are in court over allegations they were involved in a fight on July 25, 2015, which resulted in Grade 11 student, Jeremiah Yinu, being hospitalized after receiving life threatening injuries.