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Suspect charged in double machete murder

A 43 year old male from Ulutogia, Aleipata has been charged with murder.This was confirmed by Police Commissioner Fauono Talalelei Tapu yesterday.The 43 year old is alleged to have killed two males with a machete while they were sleeping, said Fauono.“He was charged with murder on Wednesday.”The two dead men and the accused are related, said Fauono.“They were arguing over land while they were inland gathering coconuts the day before the incident.”It is not yet confirmed when the accused will appear in court.The name of the accused cannot be revealed ahead of his court appearance, for legal reasons.