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    Biological Mother Says Adopted Mum Took Time

Biological Mother Says Adopted Mum Took Time

The biological mother of a four-year-old girl who is alleged to have been raped told the High Court in Suva that she reported the matter after her aunty, who is

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    Seven In Court After Police Drug Operation, Remanded Until Dec 1

Seven In Court After Police Drug Operation, Remanded Until Dec 1

Seven Kadavu men were produced in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday before Magistrate Waleen George on charges of drug possession and cultivation. The men were arrested following a week-long raid

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    Rape Trial: Babysitter Does Not Believe Stepfather Would Do Such A Thing To Child

Rape Trial: Babysitter Does Not Believe Stepfather Would Do Such A Thing To Child

A babysitter yesterday gave evidence in court in relation to a trial where a 32-year-old man allegedly raped his three-year-old adoptive daughter. In court, the man and his defacto-partner are

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    All Accused Persons In Nadroga Navosa Sedition Matter Found Guilty

All Accused Persons In Nadroga Navosa Sedition Matter Found Guilty

Name of Matter: State-v-Ratu Inoke Tasere and Ors Name of Accused Persons: 1. Ratu Inoke Tasere 2. Jimi Koroibete 3. Seru Kunalagi 4. Adi Cuvu Gavidi Atama 5. Ulaiasi Rabua

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    Singh Disapproves Of Two Elements In Case

Singh Disapproves Of Two Elements In Case

Defence lawyer Aman Ravindra-Singh submitted in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday that the State had not proved the two elements in the case against his client businessman Jagath Karunaratne. While

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    Fiji Times Lawyer Withdraws Letter Of A Plea Of Not Guilty

Fiji Times Lawyer Withdraws Letter Of A Plea Of Not Guilty

Counsel for Fiji Times Limited Faizal Haniff made an application in the Suva High Court yesterday to withdraw the company’s letter of a plea of not guilty. Mr Haniff appeared

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    Mother Gets 5 Months In Jail For Beating Child

Mother Gets 5 Months In Jail For Beating Child

A mother who beat up her six-year-old with a belt and a kitchen knife was imprisonment for five months by the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday. Nasinu Magistrate Sofia Hamza in

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    Uncles Guilty Of Sodomy

Uncles Guilty Of Sodomy

Three men found guilty of raping their 14-year-old nephew between November 1, 2015 and January 19 last year were sentenced to 14 years imprisonment each yesterday. The facts of the

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    Court-Briefly

Court-Briefly

Deaf and mute man admits to rape, sex assault charges A deaf and mute man pleaded guilty in the High Court in Suva on Monday to sexual assault and rape

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Lolohea Given Time To Arrange Lawyer’s Fees

  Lolohea Given Time To Arrange Lawyer’s Fees

Murder accused Timoci Tupou Lolohea requested Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo yesterday for more time to arrange money

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Woman Tells Court Husband Was With Her

  Woman Tells Court  Husband Was With Her

The wife of a 42-year-old man charged with the rape of his 14-year-old nephew told the High Court in Suva

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COURT: Mother In Court For Allegedly Raping, Assaulting Daughter

  COURT: Mother In Court For Allegedly Raping, Assaulting Daughter

A state lawyer in the case against a 45-year-old woman who allegedly raped and assaulted her 14-year-old daughter last year

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COURT: Four Men In Court For Allegedly Raping Teenager

  COURT: Four Men In Court For Allegedly Raping  Teenager

A 14-year-old boy told the Suva High Court yesterday that he was raped by all four accused men who were

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Only son gets suspended jail time for attempted burglary

  Only son gets  suspended jail time for attempted  burglary

  A 24-year-old construction worker was sentenced to one year in jail on Thursday after he was convicted for attempted burglary.

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Lalakomacoi released on bail

  Lalakomacoi released on bail

  A 52-year-old man charged with obtaining financial advantage by deception ap­peared before Magistrate Geetha­ni Wijesinghe yesterday. It is alleged

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BRIEFLY – IN Court

  BRIEFLY – IN Court

Changing lawyers won’t grant you bail,  Rape accused told A man charged with the rape of a three-year-old was told yesterday

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Man Accused Of Underwear Theft Refused Bail

  Man Accused Of Underwear Theft Refused Bail

A 42-year-old Labasa man charged with one count of theft of 27 undergarments was denied bail by Labasa Magistrate Court

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Teen Jailed For 107 Months For Drugs Cultivation

  Teen Jailed For 107 Months For Drugs Cultivation

An 18-year-old was sentenced to eight years and 11months imprisonment after he was found guilty of cultivating 824 plants of

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Court Booked Until The End Of January, 2019

  Court Booked Until The End Of January, 2019

Lawyers at a Suva High Court heard yesterday that trial dates in judge, Justice Riyaaz Hamza’s court, were fully booked

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Court-BRIEFLY

  Court-BRIEFLY

Man faces rape,  assault charges A 47-year-old man appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday accused of raping and

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Sedition Trial Witness: Two Accused Signed Document Because They Rejected Elected Government

  Sedition Trial Witness: Two Accused Signed Document  Because They Rejected Elected Government

Two of the accused in the Nadroga-Navosa sedition trial had told a Police detective that they did not support the

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IN COURT: 14 Jailed In Ra Sedition Case

  IN COURT: 14 Jailed In Ra  Sedition Case

  Fourteen of the 16 people originally charged in the Ra sedition case were yesterday jailed. First accused Ratu Epeli

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In Court: Ex-wife Made Claims For Police To Put Me In Prison: Accused

  In Court: Ex-wife Made Claims For Police To Put Me In Prison: Accused

A 33-year-old man who has been standing trial accused of raping his ex-wife told the court that his ex-wife has

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Climate Change Week: Teamwork Our Strength, Says PM

  Climate Change Week: Teamwork  Our Strength, Says PM

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday stressed the importance of teamwork when closing the Climate Change Week at Suva’s Ratu

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Defence Submits Mitigating Factors In Ra Sedition Case

  Defence Submits Mitigating Factors In Ra Sedition Case

Defence lawyers in the Ra sedition case yesterday submitted the mitigating factors before judge, Justice Aruna Aluthge, at Lautoka High

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Wife: Ex-husband Did Private Jobs, Did Not Contribute to Family

  Wife: Ex-husband Did Private Jobs,  Did Not Contribute to Family

A 33-year-old woman accusing her ex-husband of rape told the court that she was the only person earning in the

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Arts Files For Bail Variation

  Arts Files For Bail Variation

Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts, who is charged with sedition, filed a bail variation at the Suva High Court yesterday.

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COURT : Levuka Man Gets 18 Months For Indecent Assault

  COURT : Levuka Man Gets 18 Months For Indecent Assault

Levuka Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne told Mohammed Faiyum that he had exploited his victim’s vulnerability by subjecting her to his lust.

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Judge To Deliver Ruling On Shewani Devi

  Judge To Deliver Ruling On Shewani Devi

Judge Justice Riyaaz Hamza will deliver his ruling on the no case to answer application for the Shahista Shewani Devi

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