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Labourer Given Life Term For Murder Of Caretaker
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Labourer Given Life Term For Murder Of Caretaker

Kiko pleaded guilty to the charge of murder and admitted to the summary of facts.

Footage Shows Security Officer Stole From Nightclub
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Footage Shows Security Officer Stole From Nightclub

A 26-year-old man has admitted that he stole alcohol, cigarettes and some cash- all amounting to $745.25 from Pontoo...

Woman Gives Evidence In Alleged Hotel Rape
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Woman Gives Evidence In Alleged Hotel Rape

A 24-year-old woman yesterday described how she was allegedly threatened and raped in 2019. She took the stand at...

Lawyers At ODPP Draft Charges Without Reading The Law: Judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe
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Lawyers At ODPP Draft Charges Without Reading The Law: Judge Justice Thushar...

Many lawyers at the Director of Public Prosecutions Office draft charges without reading the law, says High Court Ju...

Suspended, Ex-Corrections Officers Deny Assault Charges
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Suspended, Ex-Corrections Officers Deny Assault Charges

The matter has been adjourned for mention on February 24, for a pre-trial conference.

Seven Women Seek Constitutional Redress
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Seven Women Seek Constitutional Redress

The plaintiffs include, Yashmin Nisha, Adi Asilina Davila Toganivalu, Lavinia Rose Bernadette Rounds Ganilau, Shirom...

Luke Nasetava Acquitted Of Murder Found But Guilty For Manslaughter
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Luke Nasetava Acquitted Of Murder Found But Guilty For Manslaughter

In his judgment, High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo said for the accused to be found guilty of murder, the prosecu...

Niko Nawaikula’s Constitutional Redress Ruling To Be Delivered On Notice
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Niko Nawaikula’s Constitutional Redress Ruling To Be Delivered On Notice

Mr Nawaikula claims that their respective rights as landowners of iTaukei lands were breached when they were not con...

Tavua Couple Enter Not Guilty Plea To Manslaughter Charge
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Tavua Couple Enter Not Guilty Plea To Manslaughter Charge

It is alleged that the couple buried their seven-year-old daughter unlawfully in Toko, Tavua between December 1, 202...

Alleged Nabua Brawlers To Take Plea In January
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Alleged Nabua Brawlers To Take Plea In January

The 45 men are charged with one count each of unlawful procession, malicious act, criminal intimidation, disobedienc...

Vikrant Shandil Studies Law To Overcome Bullies
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Vikrant Shandil Studies Law To Overcome Bullies

Mr Shandil said he began this journey to gain respect from the bullies that he encountered making fun of his masculi...

From Garment Factory To A Nurse, Journey Of A Lawyer Begins
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From Garment Factory To A Nurse, Journey Of A Lawyer Begins

Mr Yasin's petition for admission to the bar was moved by lawyer and Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem.

Financial Burdens Did Not Stop 24-Year-Old Manisha Kumar
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Financial Burdens Did Not Stop 24-Year-Old Manisha Kumar

Ms Kumar said her achievements were all because of the support and blessings of her parents who had done so much for...

Miliana Ratu Becomes A Lawyer 21 Years Later
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Miliana Ratu Becomes A Lawyer 21 Years Later

She added that after 21 years of graduating, she finally managed to join the legal bench and make her dream come tru...

Lawyer Proudly Vouches for Wife
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Lawyer Proudly Vouches for Wife

“I was the only child and being an Indo-Fijian girl in the household, it was not possible for me to travel outside...

Cyprus Brothers’ Case Dismissed
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Cyprus Brothers’ Case Dismissed

Two Cypriot brothers walked out of the Magistrates Court in Suva with big smiles when their case involving over $200...

Dates Set For Application Of Transfer Hearing In MPs Case
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Dates Set For Application Of Transfer Hearing In MPs Case

Magistrate Savou fixed November 19 for hearing on the transfer application in the cases of Matanitobua, Radrodro, Na...

Trio Who Allegedly Robbed, Assaulted Driver Remanded
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Trio Who Allegedly Robbed, Assaulted Driver Remanded

Two men and a juvenile who are alleged to have robbed and assaulted a taxi driver leaving him to bleed on the roadsi...

Tobua Allowed To Appeal Against 11-Yrs Sentence
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Tobua Allowed To Appeal Against 11-Yrs Sentence

Hea filed an appeal against the sentence stating that the learned trial Judge erred in law and fact in sentencing hi...

Canadian National To Live 20years Of His Life In Jail
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Canadian National To Live 20years Of His Life In Jail

26-year-old Canadian national, Joshua Aziz Rahman has been jailed for 20 years. Rahman appeared via Skype from the S...

45 Nabua Brawlers Will Spend Their Fiji Day Locked Up!
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45 Nabua Brawlers Will Spend Their Fiji Day Locked Up!

Tension in Nabua following the recent brawl is high posing a threat and fear amongst Nabua communities. This was sai...

Freesoul Decision On October 5
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Freesoul Decision On October 5

Freesoul Real Estate Development (Fiji) PTE Limited was found guilty and convicted for two counts of undertaking una...

DPP’s Office In Hot Water Over Miscommunication
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DPP’s Office In Hot Water Over Miscommunication

Magistrate Puamau said she did not know why the State, who were supposed to assist the Court, constantly found thems...

 Malani Loses Court Battle Against DPP, A-G
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 Malani Loses Court Battle Against DPP, A-G

In his ruling, Chief Justice Kamal Kumar ordered Ms Malani to pay the DPP cost of the proceedings assessed in the su...

Justice Raises Concerns Over Amending Charges
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Justice Raises Concerns Over Amending Charges

He said that the state prosecutors had a huge responsibility and his signature on the information sheet had a lot of...

Padarath Granted Bail
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Padarath Granted Bail

Padarath is charged with sedition, attempting to defeat the course of justice, destroying evidence and disobedienc...

Komaisavai Confirms Deactivating His Facebook Account
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Komaisavai Confirms Deactivating His Facebook Account

Komaisavai is charged with one count of causing harm by posting the said electronic communication in breach of the ...

Suva Man’s Indecent Assault Trial Begins
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Suva Man’s Indecent Assault Trial Begins

Before the commencement of the trial, Ms Shameem sought an order from the Chief Magistrate for the name suppression ...

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