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    Murder! Naidu Gets Life In Prison

Murder! Naidu Gets Life In Prison

He has to serve a minimum term of 17 years before a release may be considered. A fisherman convicted for the murder and robbery of an elderly woman was yesterday

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    Soko Rape Trial Hearing Next Monday

Soko Rape Trial Hearing Next Monday

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution yesterday said through a statement that the trial proper of the alleged rape of the late Vilikesa Soko will be held next

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    ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics – September 2016

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics – September 2016

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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    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 and has accepted the decision of the Magistrate to acquit

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    Court Sets New Voir Dire, Trial Date In Alleged Ra Christian State Matter

Court Sets New Voir Dire, Trial Date In Alleged Ra Christian State Matter

Name of Matter: State -v- Ratu Epeli Niudamu & Others Name of Accused: 1. Ratu Epeli Niudamu 2. Sailasa Wairoaroa Malani 3. Sereima Adidave Rokodi 4. Nanise Kasami Nagusuca 5.

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    Security Guard Appears In Court For Alleged Murder

Security Guard Appears In Court For Alleged Murder

A Nadi nightclub chief security officer appeared at the Lautoka High Court this morning  before Justice Aruna Aluthge. George William Seniteva is alleged to have murdered a 28 year old

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    Justic Calanchini Reminds  Prosecutors Of Responsibility

Justic Calanchini Reminds Prosecutors Of Responsibility

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) began its 2nd Annual National Prosecution Course at Lomanikoro House, in Suva yesterday. It was part of its continuing education outreach

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    DPP Appeals Acquittal Of A Man On Rape Charge

DPP Appeals Acquittal Of A Man On Rape Charge

The Director of Public Prosecutions,  Christopher Pryde, has decided to appeal against the acquittal of Peniasi Tabakanavanua on a charge of rape contrary to sections 207 (1) and (2)(a) of

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    Two Charged For Breach Of False Information Act

Two Charged For Breach Of False Information Act

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has approved charges against two individuals who allegedly breached the False Information Act 2016. The two, Saheem Ali and Eremase Bulivecena, have been

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DPP Appeals High Court Sentence For AUD$15m Cocaine Drug Case

  DPP Appeals High Court Sentence For AUD$15m Cocaine Drug Case

The Director of Public Prosecutions,  Christopher Pryde, has decided to appeal the sentence imposed on the Australian national and Fijian

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41 Rape Offence Charges Last Month, Says ODPP

  41 Rape Offence Charges Last Month, Says ODPP

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and relates to

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Rape Cases Up Last Month

  Rape Cases Up Last Month

35 cases were reported compared to 24 in February   There has been an increase in rape cases for the

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DPP Rules No Charges Against Henry Brown

  DPP Rules No Charges Against Henry Brown

The Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde (DPP) has decided that no criminal charges will be filed against the former

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Qiliho vs Pryde

  Qiliho vs Pryde

Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho has defended his earlier decision to reinstate Police officers charged in the Vilikesa Soko case. He said

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DPP Files Additional Charges Against Soko Case Accussed

  DPP Files Additional Charges Against Soko Case Accussed

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde,  has decided to file additional charges against police and military officers involved in

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DPP Withdraws Charges Against Jone Manasa

  DPP Withdraws Charges Against Jone Manasa

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has directed that charges against Jone Manasa are withdrawn after receiving evidence that

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Pair Charged For Wrongful Confinement

  Pair Charged For Wrongful Confinement

A 47 year old man and a juvenile, who are charged with wrongful confinement contrary to section 286 of the

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Matairavula Remanded In Custody

  Matairavula Remanded In Custody

Pita Matairavula, who has been charged in relation to his participation in an alleged sexual assault on Iowane Benedito, has

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Statistics: 15 Victims Under 18 Years Old

  Statistics: 15 Victims Under 18 Years Old

Fifteen of the 20 people who were victims of serious sexual offences in October were under the age of 18,

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3 Police Officers, 1 Soldier Produced In Court Charged with Sexual Assault

  3 Police Officers, 1 Soldier Produced In Court Charged with Sexual Assault

Three police officers and one soldier were produced at the Nasinu Magistrates’ Court this afternoon charged with sexual assault contrary

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Iowane Benedito Assailants To Be Charged

  Iowane Benedito Assailants To Be Charged

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has decided to charge 3 police officers and 2 members of the military

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Complaint Against Groenwald Dismissed

  Complaint Against Groenwald Dismissed

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has concluded that there is no substance to the complaint by Tevita Ralulu

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