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    Aussie Couple Back In Remand

Aussie Couple Back In Remand

  An Australian couple, who are facing drug importation charges, have been further remanded by the High Court in Lautoka. John and Yvette Nikolic are allegedly involved in the importation

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    No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate

No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, (DPP) has decided that no charges will be laid against SODELPA political party candidate Ezekiel Sharma in relation to comments allegedly made by

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    14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

  Director of Public Prosecutions lawyer Juleen Fatiaki yesterday suggested a minimum sentence between 14 to 18 years imprisonment for murder accused Marriane Premila Devi. Ms Fatiaki made the suggestion

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     ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors

 ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors

  The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has announced the appointment of two new Assistant Directors of Public Prosecutions (ADPP) in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

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    DPP supports treaties ratification, but against Article 41 declaration

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 Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and International Covenant on Economic, Social and

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    DPP Applies To Consolidate Crematorium Cases

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 Prosecutions (DPP) to have the Dignified Cremations Limited aggravated robbery

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    ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics

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 to the number of formal indictments (Information) filed in the High

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    Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017

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 was recorded in the December, 2017 rape and sexual offence statistics

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    Lawyers Debate On Use of Assessor System In Court

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 one end and the Director of Public Prosecutions on the other.

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Dunn Excited About Legal Career

  Dunn Excited About Legal Career

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

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Defence to Prosecution: All You Have is Circumstantial Evidence

  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 Ailevu”, but

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ODPP Welcomes New Intern

  ODPP Welcomes New Intern

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

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Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System

  Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System

SOLICITOR-GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE TO LAWYERS, JUDGES, POLICE, MEDIA Children in contact with the criminal justice system are often in vulnerable

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Alleged Rape Of Labasa Inmate Still Under Police Investigation

  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 personnel

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Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts

  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 Court

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Ten Rape Charges Top Last Month’s Sexual Offences

  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 to

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Racism Tops At A-G talks

  Racism Tops  At A-G talks

What is being done about people who are openly promoting racism, xenophobia and inciting communal antagonism on social media? And,

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DPP Sanctions Charge After Bomb Threat

  DPP Sanctions Charge After Bomb Threat

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has sanctioned a charge against a United Nations Field Security Specialist for providing

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No Case To Answer For Fbc Over Wasea Bhasha Broadcast

  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 anyone in relation to an

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EDITORIAL : A Tough Balancing Act Between Freedom And Security

  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

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ODPP Receives File From Police On Possible Public Order Breach

  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 confirms having

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Mother Charged Over Death Of Her Baby

  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 the death

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No Appeal Against Bala’s Acquittal

  No Appeal Against Bala’s Acquittal

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has reviewed the ruling by the Magistrate in the Praveen Kumar Bala case

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Rakiraki Knife Attacker Gets Life For Murdering Student

  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 sentence

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Praise To Our Judiciary

  Praise To Our Judiciary

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

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ANZ Charged For Failing To Verify Identity Of Customers

  ANZ Charged For Failing To Verify Identity Of Customers

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, has approved charges against a financial institution under the Financial Transactions Reporting Act

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Man Guilty of Sexual Assault

  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,

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