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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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    Woman Who Drove Car Into Rewa River  Referred To  St Giles

Woman Who Drove Car Into Rewa River Referred To St Giles

  The 35-year-old woman who is alleged to have driven a car into the Rewa River on May 6, 2018 has been referred to the St Giles Psychiatric Hospital for

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    Granny, 60, Gives Evidence In Alleged Rape Of Teenager

Granny, 60, Gives Evidence In Alleged Rape Of Teenager

  A 60-year-old woman who allegedly aided and abetted her husband  rape a 14-year-old girl told the High Court yesterday that the complainant might be “nuts in the head” and

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    Dad Charged With Rape Of Daughter

Dad Charged With Rape Of Daughter

The case of a 42-year-old father who allegedly raped his 13-year-old bio­logical daughter has been trans­ferred to the High Court in Labasa. The father, charged with one count of rape,

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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 High Court in Suva. The accused men Jimilai Turaga, 20,

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    Lolohea Tells Court Why He Killed Partner’

Lolohea Tells Court Why He Killed Partner’

Murder accused says he was blinded by jealousy, rage and anger over new boyfriend Murder accused Timoci Lolohea yesterday admitted in court that he killed his defacto partner Elenoa Dicovi

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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 which were sensitive to the iTaukei communities and as Permanent

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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 are alleged to have assaulted a Police officer in

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    Bench Warrant For Escapee Baleidrokadroka

Bench Warrant For Escapee Baleidrokadroka

  A bench warrant was issued in the High Court in Suva on Thursday for the arrest of escapee Emosi Baleidrokadroka. Justice Riyaz Hamza issued the warrant after he was

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Court Throws Out Sun Insurance Case

  Court Throws Out Sun Insurance Case

  In a statement released after the Court delivered its judgment, Counsel for Sun Insurance Julian Moti QC said the

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Lawyer Asks Court To Consider Bail In Rape Case

  Lawyer Asks Court To Consider Bail In Rape Case

Defence lawyer Filimoni Vo­sarogo has requested the High Court in Suva to con­sider releasing his client on bail. The accused

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 Dad Admits Rape Charge

   Dad Admits Rape Charge

A father alleged to have raped his daughter repeatedly from 2005 to 2017 pleaded guilty in the High Court in

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Man Acquitted For Nightclub Death Case

  Man Acquitted For Nightclub Death Case

  A man who was charged with causing the death of another man inside a Nausori nightclub on July 5,

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13 Years For Rape

  13 Years For Rape

  The High Court in Lautoka convicted and sentenced a 37-year-old man to 13 years and nine months in jail

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Judge Reduces Inmate’s Jail Term

  Judge Reduces Inmate’s Jail Term

A serving prisoner had his 15-month jail term slashed to five months yesterday in the High Court. The accused, Yavala

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Parents told me to keep my distance from him: Girl, 18

  Parents told me to keep my distance from him: Girl, 18

A complainant in a rape trial told the High Court in Suva yesterday that her parents had warned her to

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Court Briefs

  Court Briefs

Five men arrested for aggravated Robbery Five men were arrested last week by the Police after being suspected of aggravated

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Accused Awaits Bail Application Ruling

  Accused Awaits Bail Application Ruling

A Lautoka man who was charged with attempted murder and damaging property had his case adjourned to April 9 for

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Bail Granted For Businessman

  Bail Granted For Businessman

A Nausori businessman who was allegedly found in possession of illicit drugs was granted bail by the Nausori Magistrates Court

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Iqbal Khan Wants Judge To Review Why Waqa Held

  Iqbal Khan Wants Judge To Review Why Waqa Held

  Defence lawyer Iqbal Khan has made an application in the High Court to review the decisions made by Magistrate

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8 years Jail For Raping Woman Who Cared For Him

  8 years Jail For Raping Woman Who Cared For Him

  A man charged with one count of rape has been sentenced to eight years in jail with a non-parole

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Accused Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

  Accused Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

A 42-year-old man who is alleged to have sexually assaulted a seven-year-old girl appeared at the High Court in Labasa

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Justice Aluthge Scathing Over Uncle Raping Niece

  Justice Aluthge Scathing Over Uncle Raping Niece

Man was sentenced to 13 years, 10 months imprisonment   It is an irony that while we are celebrating women’s

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Taxi Driver Convicted For Abduction, Rape

  Taxi Driver Convicted For Abduction, Rape

  A 37-year-old taxi driver who was convicted for abduction and rape will be sentenced in the High Court in

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Destroy Marijuana Plants: Justice Temo

  Destroy Marijuana Plants: Justice Temo

  High Court Judge Justice Salesi Temo made an order last Friday for the destruction of 170 marijuana plants equivalent

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Financial Entitlement Of Widow Of Former Tui Nadi Dismissed

  Financial Entitlement Of Widow  Of Former Tui Nadi Dismissed

  An appeal advanced by the widow of the former Tui Nadi, Ratu Napolioni Dawai, to claim financial entitlements was

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Lautoka Man Sentenced Afresh For Manslaughter

  Lautoka Man Sentenced Afresh For Manslaughter

  A Lautoka man had his manslaughter sentence decreased from 12-years to 10-years imprisonment following a decision by the Fiji

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Man To Be Sentenced For Wife’s Murder

  Man To Be Sentenced For Wife’s Murder

  High Court Judge Justice Salesi Temo will sentence a 33-year-old Hem Rabneet Singh today for the murder of his

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Judge Rules For Man To Serve Rape Sentence

  Judge Rules For Man To Serve Rape Sentence

  The Fiji Court of Appeal dismissed a rape appeal against conviction due to lack of merit. The Appeal Court

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