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    Complainant tells why she did not report alleged rape

Complainant tells why she did not report alleged rape

A complainant of an alleged rape told the court yesterday that she hid the incident from being known because she did not want her father’s reputation to go down. The

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    Dad Gets 11 Years For Raping One-Year-10 Months Old Daughter

Dad Gets 11 Years For Raping One-Year-10 Months Old Daughter

A rapist, sentenced to 11 years in jail yesterday, was told not to complain when his liberty was being taken away to pay for his crime. While handing the sentence,

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    The Cancer Of Domestic Violence and Rape is Getting Worse

The Cancer Of Domestic Violence and Rape is Getting Worse

 What has become of society? The ever increasing do­mestic violence against women and children continue to rise and is become a worry fact in Fiji today. Perhaps the words of

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    Guard Jailed For Raping Girl, 11

Guard Jailed For Raping Girl, 11

The High Court in Lautoka on Friday sentenced a security guard to 12 years and seven and a half months for raping an 11-year-old girl in 2012, with a non

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    Christopher Pryde: Better Support For Rape Victims Needed

Christopher Pryde: Better Support For Rape Victims Needed

Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde says there is an urgent need to provide a better coordinated system of support for rape victims. Mr Pryde said this would deal with

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    8 Victims Under The Age Of 18 Years In June Serious Sexual Offences Stats

8 Victims Under The Age Of 18 Years In June Serious Sexual Offences Stats

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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    ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Gets 20 Years In Prison For Rape

‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Gets 20 Years In Prison For Rape

Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo yesterday called Jone Cokanauto “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” before he sentenced him to 20 years imprisonment. The disgraced prayer group leader was

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    Juveniles And Youths Charged With Rape

Juveniles And Youths Charged With Rape

Six accused, three of them juveniles, appeared in the Lautoka Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with the rape of a 16-year-old student. Two of the accused are 16 years old, one

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    Cokanauto Found Guilty

Cokanauto Found Guilty

Pastor Jone Cokanauto of Jezreel Lion of Judah has been found guilty of all five counts of rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of attempted rape. Cokanauto

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Grandfather remanded in rape case

  Grandfather remanded in rape case

A 65-year-old grandfather charged for the rape and sexual assault of his granddaughter has been further remanded. The case was

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I Am Faithful to My Wife, Pastor tells High Court

  I Am Faithful to My Wife,  Pastor tells High Court

Pastor Jone Cokanauto of Jezreel Lion of Judah Church told the High Court in Suva yesterday that he was faithful

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Judge Acquits Man Of Rape

  Judge Acquits Man Of Rape

A 27-year-old man charged with the rape of his cousin was acquitted by the High Court in Suva on Monday.

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Ruling For Stepfather In Rape Case Today

  Ruling For Stepfather In Rape Case Today

The 15-year-old girl who allegedly became a rape victim at the hands of her step father is now terrified of

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I Felt Weak…Nothing Seemed Real: Complainant Tells Court

  I Felt Weak…Nothing Seemed Real: Complainant Tells Court

A 26-year-old complainant told the High Court in Suva yesterday that she was not in her right state of mind

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Rape Accused Strongly Denies Charges

  Rape Accused Strongly Denies Charges

A 27-year-old man charged for the rape of his cousin repeatedly denied in court that he committed the offence. The

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Residents Happy Rapist / Murderer Imprisoned

  Residents Happy Rapist / Murderer Imprisoned

There is joy and optimism among the residents of Vunibuabua and Lepanoni settlements in Deuba this week. They are relieved

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Man Gets Life Imprisonment In Deuba Rape And Murder Case

  Man Gets Life Imprisonment In Deuba Rape And Murder Case

Josua Colanaudolu convicted for the abduction, rape and murder of a 14 year old girl in Deuba in 2016 was

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‘GUILTY’, Assessors Find Josua Colanaudolu Guilty of Murder, Rape, Abduction and Indecently Annoying Females

  ‘GUILTY’, Assessors Find Josua Colanaudolu Guilty of Murder, Rape, Abduction and Indecently Annoying Females

Assessors at the High Court in Suva yesterday unanimously found Josua Colanaudolu guilty of murder, rape, abduction and indecently annoying

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Murder, Rape Accused To Take Witness Stand Today

  Murder, Rape Accused To Take Witness Stand Today

Josua Colanaudolu, who is on trial for murder, multiple rapes and abduction, will be taking the witness stand today at

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Court Hears of Colanaudolu’s Alleged Murder Confession

  Court Hears of Colanaudolu’s  Alleged Murder Confession

A detective has told the High Court in Suva of the alleged confession made by Josua Colanaudolu, who is on

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Man, 3 Juveniles Face Court for Sexual Assault, Rape Charges

  Man, 3 Juveniles Face Court for Sexual Assault, Rape Charges

Three juveniles and a 32-year-old man are being charged with sexual assault and attempted rape of a teenage girl. The

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3 Charged with Rape in Navua

  3 Charged with Rape in Navua

Three juveniles have been charged for their alleged involvement in the rape of an 18 year old woman in Navua

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ODPP April Stats Show 8 Rape Victims under the Age of 18, 7 Incidents where Accused and Victim Related

  ODPP April Stats Show 8 Rape Victims under the Age of 18, 7 Incidents where Accused and Victim Related

Thirteen people were charged with a total of 32 separate incidents in April, says the office of the Director of

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Alleged Rape Cases

  Alleged Rape Cases

A 60 year old farmer will be produced at the Nausori Magistrates Court today charged with the alleged rape of

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Father Told Rape Trauma On Daughter Will Haunt Her For A Lifetime

  Father Told Rape Trauma On Daughter Will Haunt Her For A Lifetime

The experience of a daughter being raped by her father “…will no doubt haunt her throughout her life.” These were

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Rape Accused 4 Denies Charges

  Rape Accused 4 Denies Charges

Four men alleged to have raped two women pleaded not guilty at the High Court in Suva yesterday. Wame Baleimakogai,

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Doctor Tells Court Of Complainant’s Bruises

  Doctor Tells Court Of Complainant’s Bruises

The doctor who examined an alleged rape complainant told the High Court in Suva yesterday that the complainant was in

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Victim Tells Account Of Alleged Rape

  Victim Tells Account Of Alleged Rape

  A 19-year-old complainant of rape took the witness stand yesterday to testify how her night out with her uncle

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Man accused of raping girl, 15, on $1000 bail

  Man accused of raping girl, 15, on $1000 bail

A 32-year-old dairy farmer charged with rape was granted bail yesterday in the sum of $1000 but with strict bail

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