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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...

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 ...

Woman Finally Gets Justice After 27 Years
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Woman Finally Gets Justice After 27 Years

Her stepfather was jailed for raping her between 1987 and 1994; she gave birth to a child fathered by her stepfather

Navua Murder Accused Appears In High Court
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Navua Murder Accused Appears In High Court

On February 6, at Viwawa in Navua, Kiko allegedly assaulted the deceased with a metal pipe, dragged the deceased to ...

Man Who Allegedly Set Fire At St Giles Remanded
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Man Who Allegedly Set Fire At St Giles Remanded

It is also alleged that on the same day, Navuso, with intent to cause grievous harm, unlawfully wounded a staff nurs...

Three On Curfew Breach And Assault Charges Remanded
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Three On Curfew Breach And Assault Charges Remanded

State prosecutor from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Setefano Komaibaba told the court that sinc...

DPP Files Application To Call Witness From NZ Via Skype In Drug Trial
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DPP Files Application To Call Witness From NZ Via Skype In Drug Trial

Justice Goundar instructed the State to point out exactly the specific evidence they would adduce from the witness i...

Man Charged With Murder Of Elderly Caretaker Remanded
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Man Charged With Murder Of Elderly Caretaker Remanded

On February 6, at Viwawa in Navua, Tiko allegedly assaulted the deceased with a metal pipe, dragged the deceased to ...

Farmer Jailed For Cultivating Marjiuana For Commercial Purposes
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Farmer Jailed For Cultivating Marjiuana For Commercial Purposes

Justice Goundar said the court’s duty was to protect the community from the harmful effects of the drugs.

Bus Stop Mugger, 19, Jailed For Robbing 65-Year-Old Woman
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Bus Stop Mugger, 19, Jailed For Robbing 65-Year-Old Woman

“This is a crime of street mugging or a less sophisticated form of aggravated robbery. Crimes of this nature are p...

FICAC Files New Charges Against Khan
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FICAC Files New Charges Against Khan

The matter will be called for mention on April 15. Bail for Khan has been extended.

Judge Agrees To Send Drug Case To Magistrates Court
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Judge Agrees To Send Drug Case To Magistrates Court

State prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Setefano Komaibaba told the court that by l...

Judge Finds Complainant’s Evidence Unreliable, Acquits Man Of Rape
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Judge Finds Complainant’s Evidence Unreliable, Acquits Man Of Rape

In the judgment, Justice Vinsent Perera found the account given by the complainant regarding her encounter with the ...

Judicial Services Closed Until Further Notice
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Judicial Services Closed Until Further Notice

All Courts around the country have been closed until further notice. Acting Chief Justice Kamal Kumar issued a direc...

Rapist Pastor On The Run
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Rapist Pastor On The Run

Bench warrant now issued for convicted Ravinesh Chand, If Chand is not caught by today, he will be sentenced in abse...

Rapist Uncle Jailed For Life
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Rapist Uncle Jailed For Life

He was given a non-parole period of 16 years imprisonments before he could apply for parole. On six separate occasio...

Pastor Found Guilty Of Raping 15yr Old Church Member
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Pastor Found Guilty Of Raping 15yr Old Church Member

Judge Justice Daniel Goundar this morning has found Pastor Ravinesh Chand guilty for raping and sexually assaulting ...

Pastor Denies Rape Charges, Accuses Complainant Of Lying
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Pastor Denies Rape Charges, Accuses Complainant Of Lying

He added that the complainant would have had a grudge against him since he had told her mother to take away her mobi...

Namuka Village Farmer Out On Bail
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Namuka Village Farmer Out On Bail

A 35-year-old farmer accused of murder of a 21-year-old man in Bau in February this year has been told to remain on ...

PS Health Ordered To Pay $168K To Deceased Infant’s Family
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PS Health Ordered To Pay $168K To Deceased Infant’s Family

The Permanent Secretary for the Health Ministry has been ordered to pay a sum of $168,260.00 to the family of an inf...

Nausori Pastor Charged For Alleged Rape – Day 3 Of Trial
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Nausori Pastor Charged For Alleged Rape – Day 3 Of Trial

I wanted to kill myself. I was helpless and afraid. These were the words of a 16-year-old secondary school student t...

Three Accused Plead Not Guilty
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Three Accused Plead Not Guilty

The accused are schoolteacher Mikaele Lawaniyavi, 44, labourer Josateki Rokodakunivosa Rabula, 22, and Isikeli Tawak...

Drugs Missing, Case Dismissed
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Drugs Missing, Case Dismissed

State prosecutors reveal that Namaka Police did not have the drugs and thereafter filed the nolle prosequi.

Fijian Lawyer Represents Ex-Vanuatu PM
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Fijian Lawyer Represents Ex-Vanuatu PM

A top Suva lawyer is representing former Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, in a corruption trial...

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