Lautoka High Court

Man gets seven years for rape
Crime

Man gets seven years for rape

The incident took place in 2016 when his neighbour, the complainant, was 19 years old and the man was 39 years old.

Sigatoka Woman Who Murdered 14 Year Old Sister In Law Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
Crime

Sigatoka Woman Who Murdered 14 Year Old Sister In Law Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

The 32-year-old was found guilty and convicted for murdering her sister-in-law.

New Zealand resident Charged With Nausori Highlands Murders Further Remanded
Crime

New Zealand resident Charged With Nausori Highlands Murders Further Remanded

Isoof is charged with five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

Nasilasila Case: Mum In Tears As 7s Star Is Convicted
Crime

Nasilasila Case: Mum In Tears As 7s Star Is Convicted

“This is my voice. I am a voice, the voice that was quiet that could not talk because of the media, the voice that...

Nasilasila Case: Judge Overturns Assessors Opinion, Finds Rugger Guilty
NEWS

Nasilasila Case: Judge Overturns Assessors Opinion, Finds Rugger Guilty

Judge Justice Daniel Goundar has accepted the prosecutions case beyond reasonable doubt and convicted the former 7s ...

Nasilasila Trial: Assessors Return With Not Guilty Verdict
Crime

Nasilasila Trial: Assessors Return With Not Guilty Verdict

Nasilasila is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman from Olosara, Sigatoka, on December 22, 2018.

Highlands Tragedy: New Zealand Bus Driver Faces 5 Counts of Murder, 1 Attempted Murder
NATION

Highlands Tragedy: New Zealand Bus Driver Faces 5 Counts of Murder, 1 Attempted Murder

Mohammed Raheesh Ioosuf, 62, of Christchurch appeared before Magistrate Nirosha Kannangara facing murder charges and...

Rapist Grandfather Cops 14 Years Jail Term
Crime

Rapist Grandfather Cops 14 Years Jail Term

Upon hearing this, the man told the victim to remove her clothes as he wanted to touch her body. He then raped her.

Mechanic, 26, Cops 18 Years Sentence For Rape Of Stepdaughter
Crime

Mechanic, 26, Cops 18 Years Sentence For Rape Of Stepdaughter

The accused, 26, was convicted for five counts of rape and one count of indecent assault of his then 16-year-old ste...

Judge Convicts Man For Rape And Indecent Assault Of Stepdaughter
Crime

Judge Convicts Man For Rape And Indecent Assault Of Stepdaughter

The offences took place at their home between October 2016, and January 2017

Case Adjourned For Manslaughter Case
Crime

Case Adjourned For Manslaughter Case

The matter involves Apolosi Sevai, who appeared in court yesterday charged with the death of his eight-month-old nep...

The Missing Sisters: Dip Chand’s Medical Report
Feature

The Missing Sisters: Dip Chand’s Medical Report

Although a man is serving a life sentence in prison for their murders, the disappearance of the three Lata sisters i...

Rapist Told He Will Not Be Forgiven
Crime

Rapist Told He Will Not Be Forgiven

Justice Sharma sends accused to 11 years in jail for raping his sister-in-law

Alleged Murder Case Transferred To The High Court
Crime

Alleged Murder Case Transferred To The High Court

Both the accused are seeking a private lawyer and confirmed to the Court that the disclosures from the State have be...

Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife
Crime

Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife

On December 14, 2015 at Nadi, Sahib murdered his wife Maureen Yashmin Nisha by stabbing her eight to nine times on h...

Judge Grills Chef Over Rape
Crime

Judge Grills Chef Over Rape

“You have abused your position and her vulnerability as a trainee chef who worked under you by forcing her to drin...

Prosecution to Advise on Complainant’s Address In Former Fiji 7s Player’s Rape Case
NATION

Prosecution to Advise on Complainant’s Address In Former Fiji 7s Player’s Rape Case

He is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman from Olosara, Sigatoka, on December 22, 2018

Rape Of A Child Shocking, Offenders Should Be Severely Punished: Judge
NATION

Rape Of A Child Shocking, Offenders Should Be Severely Punished: Judge

"Justice Sunil Sharma made the comments at the High Court in Lautoka while sentenc­ing a man to 17 years and 10 mon...

40-year-old Allegedly Exported Cocaine
NATION

40-year-old Allegedly Exported Cocaine

Fredrick Epeli, 40, is charged for his alleged involvement in a case involving a little more than two kilograms of c...

Amenoni Nasilasila Pleads Not Guilty
NEWS

Amenoni Nasilasila Pleads Not Guilty

Nasilasila, 27, is charged with one count of rape of a 24-year-old woman from Olosara, Sigatoka, last December.

Nasilasila Bail Extended
SPORTS

Nasilasila Bail Extended

  Former national sevens rep Amenoni Nasilasila had his bail extended by the Lautoka High Court yesterday. Nasi...

11 years in jail for rape of child
NATION

11 years in jail for rape of child

Courts and the society cannot condone any form of sexual assault on children says a judge. Justice Aruna Aluthge mad...

Nikolics Still In Remand, State Asks For Time
NATION

Nikolics Still In Remand, State Asks For Time

Australian Couple John and Yvette Nikolic’s remand period has been extended by the Lautoka High Court yesterday. T...

State Given Time To File Info And Disclosure In Drug Bust Case
NATION

State Given Time To File Info And Disclosure In Drug Bust Case

The State has to file information and disclosures of Australian national, Yvette Dainne Nikolic, by July 24, the Hig...

Man, 28, Convicted For  Sexual Assault And Rape
NATION

Man, 28, Convicted For Sexual Assault And Rape

  A rape accused was told in the Lautoka High Court on Monday that he was evasive and not straightforward and t...

Rapist Gets Lecture, 6 Years And Nine Months
NATION

Rapist Gets Lecture, 6 Years And Nine Months

  Women must have freedom to socialise in nightclubs and their uninhibited manner during such gatherings should...

Death-driver husband’s sentence cut
NATION

Death-driver husband’s sentence cut

Aman serving two years and six months imprison­ment for dangerous driving which led to the death of his wife on Jan...

Witness Says Kirwin Claimed She Was Sent By God To Help Fijians
NEWS

Witness Says Kirwin Claimed She Was Sent By God To Help Fijians

  Mereoni Kirwin, a Fijian-born Australian national, claimed she was sent by God to uplift the standard of livi...

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