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    Singh aspires to improve community’s living conditions

Singh aspires to improve community’s living conditions

Coming from a small com­munity and being deprived of the basic necessities for years, Sheena Kiran Singh hopes to bring justice to her community by fighting for access to proper

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    Don’t Let Age Drag You Down: Butadroka

Don’t Let Age Drag You Down: Butadroka

There is no limitation to education. Here I am at the age of 49 going on to 50, now a fully fledged lawyer. These were the words of former Accountant

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    Two plead not guilty to aggravated burglary and theft

Two plead not guilty to aggravated burglary and theft

Two men charged with ag­gravated burglary and theft pleaded not guilty in the High Court in Suva yesterday. On the first count Navitalai Ry­land and Josua Vulimainadave with another unknown

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    Two plead not guilty to aggravated burglary and theft

Two plead not guilty to aggravated burglary and theft

Two men charged with ag­gravated burglary and theft pleaded not guilty in the High Court in Suva yesterday. On the first count Navitalai Ry­land and Josua Vulimainadave with another unknown

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    Complainant recalls how accused demanded for sex

Complainant recalls how accused demanded for sex

  The woman who is alleged to have been raped by a Navua businessman told the court how she was scared on the day of the incident. While testifying yesterday

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    Sentencing Today on Manslaughter Charge

Sentencing Today on Manslaughter Charge

Samson Lal will be sentenced today in the High Court in Suva after he was convicted yesterday for one count of man­slaughter. Judge Justice Vincent Perera concurred with the unanimous

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    Justice Hamza warns alleged wife beater

Justice Hamza warns alleged wife beater

A Tacirua man, charged with an act with intent to cause grievous harm, was warned in the High Court in Suva yester­day not to lay a hand on his wife

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    Prosecutor told to read, understand facts

Prosecutor told to read, understand facts

Suva High Court prosecutor Eoghan Samisoni was advised by Justice Thushara Rajasinghe on Friday to read all the pages of legal documents in order to ascertain facts of the case.

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    Judge dismisses appeal, calls it ‘fanciful and frivolous’

Judge dismisses appeal, calls it ‘fanciful and frivolous’

A Rakiraki man had his sentence and conviction appeal dismissed on Friday by High Court judge Justice Paul Madigan because it was “fanciful and frivolous”. The accused was convicted in

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Resisting arrest accused wins appeal

  Resisting arrest accused wins appeal

A man who was imprisoned by the Suva Magistrates Court for three counts of being drunk and disorderly, resisting arrest

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Reddy’s Appeal Set For High Court On May 14

  Reddy’s Appeal Set For High Court On May 14

The appeal hearing for Minis­ter for Waterways Mahendra Reddy has been set to take place on May 14, 2018 at

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Goundar dismisses Dutt’s redress application

  Goundar dismisses Dutt’s redress application

Deshwar Kishore Dutt had his con­stitutional redress application dis­missed in the High Court in Lau­toka on Valentine’s Day. Dutt submitted

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Your Son Will Be Ashamed of You: Judge

  Your Son Will Be Ashamed of You: Judge

“You were shown leniency on many occasions but you did not make use of that and that has not deterred

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Attempted burglary, rape accused plea on March 12

  Attempted burglary, rape accused plea on March 12

A 26-year-old man charged with one count of attempted rape, burglary and aggra­vated robbery will have his plea heard on

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Lawyers in Times case object to amended information

  Lawyers in Times case object to amended information

Bail was extended for all accused men. All four lawyers engaged in the Fiji Times alleged se­dition case have objected

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Kumar on suspended sentence for interfering with woman’s right to vote

  Kumar on suspended sentence for interfering with woman’s right to vote

A man from Suva was handed a suspended sentence yes­terday for interfering with the free exercise of the political right

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Judge: No moral blame for Kumar’s dogs biting boy playing in own yard

  Judge: No moral blame for Kumar’s dogs biting boy playing in own yard

He was charged with one count each for failing to muzzle dangerous dog, and dog attacking a person. The director

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Anti-Graft Body’s Appeal Case On Reddy Tomorrow

  Anti-Graft Body’s Appeal Case On Reddy Tomorrow

The Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, will ap­pear in the High Court in Suva tomorrow, February 15, 2018 for his

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Late CID Director Bokadi Laid To Rest Today

  Late CID Director Bokadi Laid To Rest Today

Senior Superintendent of Police Semisi Bokadi will be laid to rest today at his home village of Namatakula in Nadroga

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Court Remands Man In Alleged $22,000 Loss Case

  Court Remands Man In Alleged $22,000 Loss Case

  The Suva Magistrates Court remanded a man on Wednesday for allegedly causing a loss to the Government. Atunaisa Torani

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Accused remanded, faces mental evaluation

  Accused remanded, faces mental evaluation

  A 27-year-old Suva man was told in the Magistrates Court on Wednesday that he needed to undergo psychiatric evaluation

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Defence Counsel Given Time To Respond To Written Statement

  Defence Counsel Given Time To Respond To Written Statement

Counsel for former Fiji Na­tional University (FNU) vice chancellor Ganesh Chand has been given until March 9 to respond to

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Surety warned to supply accused in court

  Surety warned to supply accused in court

High Court in Suva judge, Justice Vincent Perera, warned a surety on Friday that it was his duty to ensure

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Bail refused for theft accused

  Bail refused for theft accused

A 47-year-old self-employed man of Makoi was refused bail in the Suva Magistrates Court on Friday because he had other

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Counsels agree with High Court’s translation of alleged seditious article

  Counsels agree with High Court’s translation of alleged seditious article

Defence counsels in the Fiji Times sedition case have all agreed with the court’s translation of the alleged seditious article.

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Man On Sacrilege Charge

  Man On Sacrilege Charge

A 22-year-old man was produced at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday charged with one count of sacrilege. The accused, Varasiko

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Customary Law Focus Of Serua Field Trip

  Customary Law Focus Of Serua Field Trip

A delegation comprising members of the Fiji Environment Law Association (FELA) visited Serua Island to witness first-hand what happens in

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Fishermen look to farming as means of survival

  Fishermen look to farming as means of survival

Fishermen of Serua Island have resorted to farming as an alternative to fishing because of depleting fish stocks in their

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DRUG CASE PLEA DEFERRED

  DRUG CASE PLEA DEFERRED

Plea for two men alleged to have been found in possession of 201 grams of Cannabis Sativa was deferred in

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