During cross-examination by DPP lawyer, Lisiate Fotofili, Karunaratne said that Brown had instructed the CID officers to prepare Karunaratne to be taken to the Military camp.
He told Chief Magistrate, Usaia Ratuvili that Brown had said to his officers that when his beaten up black and blue, Karunaratne would not know what to do. Karunaratne further claimed in court that Brown had also said that he will be hung upside-down by a telephone wire and he will not be sitting as he is sitting.
DPP lawyer, Lisiate Fotofili then put to Karunarate that he has fabricated these things but Karunaratne maintained that he was threatened and intimidated by Police officers while in custody. The trial continues in the Suva Magistrates Court. Source: Fijivillage News