Director of Public Prosecutions

Canadian Denies Illicit Drug Charge
NEWS

Canadian Denies Illicit Drug Charge

It is alleged that on February 14, 2019, at Nasinu, Rahman was found in possession of 39.5 kilograms of an illicit d...

Aussie Couple Back In Remand
NATION

Aussie Couple Back In Remand

  An Australian couple, who are facing drug importation charges, have been further remanded by the High Court i...

No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate
NATION

No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, (DPP) has decided that no charges will be laid against SODEL...

14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi
NATION

14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

  Director of Public Prosecutions lawyer Juleen Fatiaki yesterday suggested a minimum sentence between 14 to 18...

 ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors
NEWS

 ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors

  The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has announced the appointment of two new Assistant Di...

DPP supports treaties ratification, but against Article 41 declaration
NEWS

DPP supports treaties ratification, but against Article 41 declaration

Submissions were made by the Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde in respect to the International Coven...

DPP Applies To Consolidate Crematorium Cases
NATION

DPP Applies To Consolidate Crematorium Cases

  High Court judge Justice Daniel Goundar will on May 11, 2018 hear an application by the Director of Public Pr...

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics
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ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and relates...

Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017
NATION

Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017

There were four alleged incidents where the victim and the accused are related. One alleged incident of marital rape...

Lawyers Debate On Use of Assessor System In Court
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Lawyers Debate On Use of Assessor System In Court

The debate on whether Fiji should do away with assessors in our courtrooms seems to have private practitioners on on...

Dunn Excited About Legal Career
NATION

Dunn Excited About Legal Career

Reigning Miss Pacific Islands Anne Christine Dunn is excited about exploring her legal career. Ms Dunn was among 27 ...

Defence to Prosecution:  All You Have is Circumstantial Evidence
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Defence to Prosecution: All You Have is Circumstantial Evidence

The defence has said in their closing submission that Josua Colanaudolu “did not abduct, rape and murder Mere Aile...

ODPP Welcomes New Intern
NATION

ODPP Welcomes New Intern

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has welcomed Lukas Hamilton Eddy from the United Kingdom fo...

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System
NEWS

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System

SOLICITOR-GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE TO LAWYERS, JUDGES, POLICE, MEDIA Children in contact with the criminal just...

Alleged Rape Of Labasa Inmate Still Under Police Investigation
SUNBIZ

Alleged Rape Of Labasa Inmate Still Under Police Investigation

The investigation file regarding the alleged rape of an inmate at the Labasa Corrections Centre is still with crime ...

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts
NATION

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts

The trial of a 41-year-old man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old-girl last January was called yesterday at the High ...

Ten Rape Charges Top Last Month’s Sexual Offences
NATION

Ten Rape Charges Top Last Month’s Sexual Offences

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and relates...

Racism Tops  At A-G talks
NEWS

Racism Tops At A-G talks

What is being done about people who are openly promoting racism, xenophobia and inciting communal antagonism on soci...

DPP Sanctions Charge After Bomb Threat
NATION

DPP Sanctions Charge After Bomb Threat

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has sanctioned a charge against a United Nations Field Secur...

No Case To Answer For Fbc Over Wasea Bhasha Broadcast
NEWS

No Case To Answer For Fbc Over Wasea Bhasha Broadcast

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, has decided there is insufficient evidence to charge any...

EDITORIAL : A Tough Balancing Act Between Freedom And Security
SUNBIZ

EDITORIAL : A Tough Balancing Act Between Freedom And Security

We live in interesting times, when many of our new and restored freedoms get the acid test. Two years into our young...

ODPP Receives File From Police On Possible Public Order Breach
NEWS

ODPP Receives File From Police On Possible Public Order Breach

ODPP reviews files against six men detained over the weekend The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions confi...

Mother Charged Over Death Of Her Baby
NEWS

Mother Charged Over Death Of Her Baby

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, has sanctioned charges against a 19 year old mother for t...

No Appeal Against Bala’s Acquittal
NATION

No Appeal Against Bala’s Acquittal

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has reviewed the ruling by the Magistrate in the Praveen Kum...

Rakiraki Knife Attacker Gets Life For Murdering Student
NATION

Rakiraki Knife Attacker Gets Life For Murdering Student

Moceyawa has a non-parole period of 20 years. A 36-year-old man of Naboutolu Village, Rakiraki, was handed a life se...

Praise To Our Judiciary
Sunvoice

Praise To Our Judiciary

Kudos to our judiciary for fast tracking hearing of rape cases. It is also encouraging to note judges making very re...

ANZ Charged For Failing To Verify Identity Of Customers
NEWS

ANZ Charged For Failing To Verify Identity Of Customers

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, has approved charges against a financial institution und...

Man Guilty of  Sexual Assault
NATION

Man Guilty of Sexual Assault

 A man, who sexually assaulted his partner’s sister, who was 15 years old when the incident took place in 2012, w...

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