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    Rape! 13 Years 10 Months Jail Term For Grand Uncle

Rape! 13 Years 10 Months Jail Term For Grand Uncle

  A 66-year-old grand uncle found guilty on two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault has been sentenced to 13 years and 10 months imprisonment. He was

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    Four Robbery Accused Remanded In Custody

Four Robbery Accused Remanded In Custody

  Four men charged with aggravated robbery have been remanded in custody by the High Court in Suva. Colaivalu Volavou, Sailasa Verebasaga, Maika Nasalato and Jone Kuva appeared before Justice

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    Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial

Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial

Two of the three assessors in the Suva High Court yesterday found a 31-year-old man not guilty of allegedly raping his 25-year-old male cousin on July 6, 2014. The accused

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    Ali Denies Iron Rod Belonged To Him

Ali Denies Iron Rod Belonged To Him

Imshad Izrar Ali, 38, yesterday denied in the Suva High Court that the iron rod that was allegedly used to murder his de facto partner Rajeshni Deo Sharma, 34, belonged

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    Judge Orders A Retrial

Judge Orders A Retrial

Suva High Court judge Justice Thush­ara Rajasinghe yesterday ordered the retrial of an assault case. It involves a 38-year-old man, who was ac­quitted in the Suva Magistrates Court, for allegedly

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    Rape Trial For Ex-Landlord Of Complainant

Rape Trial For Ex-Landlord Of Complainant

An 87-year-old man is currently undergoing trial in the Suva High Court after he pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. On the

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    Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece

Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece

A woman testified in the Suva High Court yesterday how she was determined to report her niece’s rape to the Police after she heard about it. The woman gave evidence

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    Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years

Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years

  An accused charged with aggravated robbery was sentenced to eight years and one month imprisonment in the Suva High Court. The accused Peni Matairavula was imprisoned after Justice Vinsent

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    Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today

Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today

All defence lawyers in the alleged sedi­tion case against The Fiji Times will make oral submissions in the Suva High Court today for a ‘No Case to Answer’. ‘A No

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Defence Cross-Examine Witnesses, Investigating Officer Over Letter

  Defence Cross-Examine Witnesses, Investigating Officer Over Letter

Permanent Secretary for iTaukei Affairs Naipote Katonitabua testified yesterday that the contents of the alleged seditious letter contained instances of

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Father Molested, Raped Me: Woman

  Father Molested, Raped Me: Woman

A 25-year-old rape complainant told the Suva High Court yesterday she was disgusted by what her father was do­ing to

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Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence

  Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence

A man jointly charged for the death of another man following a nightclub brawl on July 5, 2016 has pleaded

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Man’s Remand Term Extended

  Man’s Remand Term Extended

A Nasinu man alleged to have raped a six-year-old boy last year will have his bail application heard in the

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Judge Suspends Youth’s Jail Term

  Judge Suspends Youth’s Jail Term

  An 18-year-old was given a suspended sentence in the Suva High Court yesterday because the court found that he

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Alleged Drug Farmers Refused Bail

  Alleged Drug Farmers Refused Bail

Two men who are alleged to have cultivated 1046.8 kilograms of marijuana (cannabis sativa) were refused bail in the Suva

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Judge Defers Ruling In Fiji Times Case

  Judge Defers Ruling In Fiji Times Case

  The ruling on the amendment of the information regarding the Fiji Times alleged sedition case has been deferred for

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No Bail For Father Of Three Charged With Rape

  No Bail For Father Of  Three Charged With Rape

Case transferred to High Court A 46-year-old Vatuwaqa man charged with the rape of a 29-year-old woman after a night

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Musician To Appear In Suva High Court

  Musician To Appear  In Suva High Court

  Local musician Samuela Waqa who was allegedly found with 22 x 9-millimetre live ammunition in his home will have

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Man Acquitted of Rape Faces Retrial

  Man Acquitted of Rape Faces Retrial

This comes after the State successfully appealed the March 28, 2014 High Court decision which saw his acquittal for one

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Navua woman, 39, charged with murder of baby

  Navua woman, 39, charged with murder of baby

The lawyer of a 39-year-old Navua woman charged with murdering her baby told the Suva High Court yes­terday that “she

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Woman Charged With Murder, Warned By Judge

  Woman Charged  With Murder, Warned By Judge

  A female accused person charged with the murder of Rusiate Vakalakovi outside the Total Service Station car park in

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Aggravated Robbery And Rape Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  Aggravated Robbery And Rape  Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  The trial for an accused man charged with allegedly breaking into a Nasinu home and raping the complainant has

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Prime Minister and Attorney General Sue FLP Parliamentary Leader and SODELP MP for Defamation

  Prime Minister and Attorney General Sue FLP Parliamentary Leader and SODELP MP for Defamation

Proceedings have been filed in the Suva High Court on behalf of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

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Rape, Assault Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  Rape, Assault Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  A 26-year-old man alleged to have assaulted and raped a 24-year-old victim in Lami on December 14 last year

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Handicraft seller jailed for manslaughter

  Handicraft seller jailed for manslaughter

A 46-year-old self-employed handicraft seller was sen­tenced to four years and 10 months imprisonment in the Suva High Court on

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Prosecutor told to read, understand facts

  Prosecutor told to read, understand facts

Suva High Court prosecutor Eoghan Samisoni was advised by Justice Thushara Rajasinghe on Friday to read all the pages of

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Driver tells court of faulty headlights

  Driver tells court of faulty headlights

A Nausori taxi driver facing a manslaughter charge told the Suva High Court yester­day that he continued driving his car

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Man who allegedly raped five-year-old boy remanded

  Man who allegedly raped five-year-old boy remanded

A 25-year-old man alleged to have raped a five-year-old boy last year was yesterday further remanded by the Suva High

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Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge

  Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge

A couple charged with the murder of a casual worker of Vatuwaqa were further remanded by the High Court in

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