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Man faces rape,  assault charges A 47-year-old man appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday accused of raping and assaulting his de-facto partner. The matter was called before Justice

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    Wife gives evidence against husband

Wife gives evidence against husband

A woman accusing her husband of rape told the court yesterday that she did not consent to sexual intercourse on numerous occasions when her husband allegedly raped her regardless of

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    Fiji Court of Appeal Quashes 12-Year Rape Sentence

Fiji Court of Appeal Quashes 12-Year Rape Sentence

A 44-year-old man serving a 12 year sentence walked free on Friday after the Fiji Court of Appeal quashed his conviction for rape delivered at the Suva High Court in

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    Man Not Guilty Of Raping His Wife, Say All Three Assessors

Man Not Guilty Of Raping His Wife, Say All Three Assessors

All three assessors, at the High Court in Suva yesterday, found a man not guilty of raping his wife. They also found him not guilty of assault and causing actual

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    Man Said He Just Wanted To Have Sex With Daughter:  Caution Interview Officer

Man Said He Just Wanted To Have Sex With Daughter: Caution Interview Officer

The Kadavu man charged with the rape of his daughter said all he wanted to do was to have sex with her, the Caution Interviewing officer claimed at the High

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    Court Briefs: 17th August, 2017

Court Briefs: 17th August, 2017

Victim told witness about alleged rape A prosecution witness in an alleged Kadavu rape case told the Suva High Court yesterday that the victim related the incident to her during

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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