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    Judge: We Will Not Condone Sexual Acts On Children

Judge: We Will Not Condone Sexual Acts On Children

Uncle will spend 13 years in jail for raping niece, 6. Perpetrators of sexual assault on children must be severely punished and incarcerated to ensure that the younger generation is

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    Judge to deliver summing up on rape case

Judge to deliver summing up on rape case

Suva High Court Judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe will deliver his summing up of a rape and sexual assault case on Monday March 26, 2018. The 38-year-old accused is alleged to

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    Grandfather Sentenced to 43 Months Jail Time

Grandfather Sentenced to 43 Months Jail Time

A 65-year-old grandfather was sentenced to three years and seven months imprisonment yesterday after he was convicted for sexually assaulting his seven-year-old granddaughter. The man was found guilty on one

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    Nakaka pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

Nakaka pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

A man pleaded not guilty in the Suva High Court yesterday to all five counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault laid against him. On the first count

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    Alleged Sexual Assault Survivor Tells Her Story

Alleged Sexual Assault Survivor Tells Her Story

At 16, after the death of her father, Jane (not her real name) moved in with her aunt (dad’s sister) and her family. They lived in a two-bedroom house and

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    Alleged Sexual Assault Cases Involving School Students Reported

Alleged Sexual Assault Cases Involving School Students Reported

Three separate sexual assault cases allegedly involving school students have been reported to Police. This was confirmed by Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro yesterday. She said there were three complainants and

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    EDITORIAL-Let’s Stop This Evil Of Rape, Sexual Assault And Child Abuse

EDITORIAL-Let’s Stop This Evil Of Rape, Sexual Assault And Child Abuse

The latest rape and sexual assault statistics from May released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) are just as alarming as the previous month’s report. It

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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 juveniles, aged 17, are being charged alongside Mohammed Illiaz. Illiaz

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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 Prosecutions (ODPP). The data was released yesterday by the ODPP

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Man Denies Sexual Assault Claim

  Man Denies Sexual Assault Claim

A man on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman said he never touched her. Jope Vakaloloma who is

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Court News in Brief: 7th Feb, 2017

  Court News in Brief: 7th Feb, 2017

Sweet seller charged with rape of girl, 11 A man who sells sweets in Lautoka will remain in Police custody

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Sexual Assault Accused Jailed

  Sexual Assault Accused Jailed

A 64-year-old man was jailed for three years and four months by the Suva High Court for four counts of

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Man Jailed For Sexual Assault Of Girl, 9, Not Rape

  Man Jailed For Sexual Assault Of Girl, 9,  Not Rape

A 64-year-old man has been jailed for three years and four months by the High Court in Suva for four

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No Case To Answer Submission Filed

  No Case To Answer Submission Filed

The Defence lawyer for eight former Police officers and one former soldier charged with rape and sexual assault, has submitted

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Father, 59, Gets 11 Years For Sexually Assaulting Daughter Since She Was 9

  Father, 59, Gets 11 Years For Sexually Assaulting Daughter Since She Was 9

A  59-year-old father was sentenced to 11 years in jail on May 9 by the High Court in Suva for

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