Crime & Court

Ratu Golea Among Drinking Group Fined $2000 Each

They pleaded guilty and were convicted. The court fined them $2000 each and was told to pay within two months or face three months imprisonment.
22 Apr 2020 11:23
Ratu Golea Among Drinking Group Fined $2000 Each
Tui Nasavusavu Ratu Golea Lovodua was among a group of six who pleaded guilty to breaching social gathering orders.

Six people appeared at the Savusavu Magistrates Court yesterday charged with failing to comply with social gathering orders.

Tui Nasavusavu Apenisa Lovodua also known as Ratu Golea Lovodua, Deve Vuai, Josese Ratuva, Joji Tokonibau, Maciu Baleidaku and Iowane Ritova appeared before Magistrate Timoci Qalinauci.

Police Prosecutor Sergeant Rinesh Prasad informed the court that the accused persons were drinking liquor at Nukubalavu beach in Savusavu on April 19 when the village headman spotted them.

They pleaded guilty and were convicted. The court fined them $2000 each and was told to pay within two months or face three months imprisonment.

The case has been adjourned to June 6.

Edited Ivamere Nataro

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