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     Uncle Sentenced To 13 Years For Raping Niece

 Uncle Sentenced To 13 Years For Raping Niece

The accused could not be considered as a first offender because he was convicted for murder on November 12, 1992 and was sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment. A 50-year-old pastor

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     No Pressure On Murder Accused, Says Investigating Officer

 No Pressure On Murder Accused, Says Investigating Officer

    The Criminal Investigating officer Maha Ram, who led investigations into a Samabula murder on Novem­ber 1, 2009, told the High Court yesterday that they did not put pressure

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    Judge Acquits All In Fiji Times Case

Judge Acquits All In Fiji Times Case

The court found that there was no evidence to establish that the letter had ever gone to Mr Arts or that he had known about it before it was published

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    Chand: Directed To Settle $213K Bill

Chand: Directed To Settle $213K Bill

Former Fiji National Univer­sity Vice Chancellor Ganesh Chand submitted in the High Court yesterday that a letter ad­dressed to him on November 14, 2012, from then Minister of Educa­tion Filipe

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    Man, 73, On Remand For Allegedly Molesting, Raping Daughters

Man, 73, On Remand For Allegedly Molesting, Raping Daughters

A State lawyer in the case involving a 73-year-old man who allegedly impregnated his biological daughter indicated in the High Court in Suva yesterday that they were not objecting to

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    Temo Acquits Rape Accused Couple, Cautions Complainants

Temo Acquits Rape Accused Couple, Cautions Complainants

High Court Judge Justice Salesi Temo yesterday sounded a word of caution to rape com­plainants after he acquitted couple of rape because the complainant was not forth­right in her evidence.

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    Judge’s Verdict On Fiji Times Case On Tuesday, Assessors Opinion Not Guilty

Judge’s Verdict On Fiji Times Case On Tuesday, Assessors Opinion Not Guilty

High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe will deliver his judgment on the Fiji Times alleged sedition case on Tuesday after the unanimous not guilty opinion of the three assessors yesterday.

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    Burglary Accused Remain In Remand

Burglary Accused Remain In Remand

  Three men were further remanded in custody yesterday after appearing in the High Court in Suva on aggravated burglary and theft charges. Venasio Saketa Cawi, Sefanaia Bale and Ulutea

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    Court Discharges Burglary Accused

Court Discharges Burglary Accused

Two men charged with ag­gravated burglary and theft were discharged by the High Court in Suva yesterday. On April 14, 2018, the duo Mesake Navatoga, 20, and Semi Rakai, 20,

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Man Ordered To Pay $1000 Each To Accident Plaintiffs

  Man Ordered To Pay $1000 Each To Accident Plaintiffs

A Labasa man was ordered by the Labasa High Court to pay $1000 each as costs to plaintiffs involved in

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16-Month Jail Term For Theft

  16-Month Jail Term For Theft

A 31-year-old man was sen­tenced to 16 months and one week imprisonment on Wednesday after he was con­victed of one

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Lawyers Give Closing Submissions

  Lawyers Give Closing Submissions

It is often said that the fish rots from its head, Lee Burney told the High Court in Suva yesterday.

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FICAC Seeks Reddy Retrial

  FICAC Seeks Reddy Retrial

The Fiji Independent Com­mission Against Corruption has submitted that there be a retrial against Cabinet minister Mahendra Reddy on charges

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Driver Pleads Guilty To Charges

  Driver Pleads Guilty To Charges

A 52-year-old driver with the Office of the Prime Minister plead­ed guilty in the Suva Magistrates Court on Thursday to

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Man who escaped, quizzed by Police

  Man who escaped, quizzed by Police

An accused person who escaped from the Suva Magistrates Court on April 24, 2018, was asked by a High Court

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Juvenile Fined For Drink Driving

  Juvenile Fined For Drink Driving

A 17-year-old student from a Nausori school has been ordered to pay a $300 fine after he was sentenced in

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Court Grants Bail For Man Accused Of Raping Best Friend’s Girlfriend

  Court Grants Bail For Man Accused Of Raping Best Friend’s Girlfriend

A 25-year-old farmer, who is alleged to have raped his best friend’s 20-year-old girlfriend, was released on bail in the

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File Bail Application In High Court, Alleged Robbers Told

  File Bail Application In High Court, Alleged Robbers Told

Four men charged with attack­ing a 35-year-old taxi driver in Samabula were advised to file their bail application at the

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Wesley: Ravula Edited Paper

  Wesley: Ravula Edited Paper

The Fiji Times Editor-in-Chief Fred Wesley testified in the High Court in Suva yesterday that the April 27, 2016, edition

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Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today

  Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today

All defence lawyers in the alleged sedi­tion case against The Fiji Times will make oral submissions in the Suva High

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CCF Urges Amendment To The Crimes Act Of 2009

  CCF Urges Amendment To The Crimes Act Of 2009

Ms Lagilevu also recommended that relevant resources be focused on addressing issues faced by the existing Cyber Crime Unit to

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Katonitabua Reveals Why He Intervened

  Katonitabua Reveals Why He Intervened

The High Court in Suva heard in evidence yesterday that after the 2014 General Election the Nai Lalakai covered issues

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‘Poisonous Narrative Given Oxygen Of Publicity’

  ‘Poisonous Narrative Given Oxygen Of Publicity’

By publishing the poisonous narrative, Nai Lalakai newspaper publisher Hank Arts gave the article the oxygen of publicity, says the

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Rape Accused Duo Fronts In Court

  Rape Accused Duo Fronts In Court

Two men charged with the al­leged assault and rape of a 24-year-old woman in Lami last year appeared before High

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Further Remand For 5 Men Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer

  Further Remand For 5 Men Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer

They face two counts of act with intent to cause grievous harm and aggravated robbery. The five accused men who

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MP Balmindra Singh’s Trial Date Set

  MP Balmindra Singh’s Trial Date Set

FijiFirst Member of Parliament and businessman Balmindra Singh, 46, will have his case heard in the Magis­trates Court in Suva

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FLP’s Chaudhry Strike Out Application Hearing on May 9

  FLP’s Chaudhry Strike Out Application Hearing on May 9

High Court judge Justice Kamal Kumar will hear the strike out applica­tion advanced by Solicitor-General Sharvada Sharma on May 9,

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Suva Lawyer Issued Interim Practising Certificate

  Suva Lawyer Issued Interim Practising Certificate

Defence lawyer Aseri Vakaloloma was issued with an interim practising certificate on Wednesday by the Inde­pendent Legal Services Commissioner Jus­tice

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Man Allegedly Punched Son

  Man Allegedly Punched Son

A 43-year-old man who allegedly as­saulted his son was refused bail in the Nasinu Magistrates Court yes­terday after he appeared

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