Crime & Court

Wales-Based Rugby Player Sentenced
Crime & Court

Wales-Based Rugby Player Sentenced

The 24-year-old Scarlets rugby rep appeared before Magistrate Jeremaia Savou charged with one count of failure to co...

PNG University Students Breaking Social Gathering Law Fined $200
Crime & Court

PNG University Students Breaking Social Gathering Law Fined $200

The group, who were found before 7pm drinking alcohol at a house in Raiwaqa on April 6, were in violation of the pro...

Three Tell Court They Were Inside Their Home When Arrested
Crime & Court

Three Tell Court They Were Inside Their Home When Arrested

Racagi informed Magistrate Somaratne that he was returning from buying suki (tobacco) when he was arrested around 10...

Magistrate Orders Dunn To Self-Quarantine
Crime & Court

Magistrate Orders Dunn To Self-Quarantine

Dunn, who was not present in court, is charged with one count of Malicious Act for allegedly posting on Facebook abo...

Navua Magistrate Tells Off 13 For Curfew Breaches And Social Gatherings
Crime & Court

Navua Magistrate Tells Off 13 For Curfew Breaches And Social Gatherings

He reprimanded them saying that the COVID-19 crisis was a “hard time” for Fiji, and that they must have the pati...

Three Cops And A Security Guard Front Court For Drinking Kava During Curfew Hours
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Three Cops And A Security Guard Front Court For Drinking Kava During Curfew ...

The accused persons Inspector Pauliasi Colamoto, Corporal Sireli Batibasaga, Corporal Mesulame Senimoli and John Ste...

Eight Front Court For Alleged Grog Session
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Eight Front Court For Alleged Grog Session

Magistrate Seini Puamau released them on $1000 bail bond and instructed them to follow the bail conditions imposed b...

Man Arrested At Nausori Border After He Was Found Hiding In Vehicle Delivering Essential Items
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Man Arrested At Nausori Border After He Was Found Hiding In Vehicle Deliveri...

A report received from the Nausori checkpoint saw a man taken into custody after he was found hiding in a vehicle th...

Unemployed ‘Foolish’ Man In Court For Alleged Facebook Post To Breach Curfew
Crime & Court

Unemployed ‘Foolish’ Man In Court For Alleged Facebook Post To Breach Curfew

Magistrate Puamau asked Prosecution whether aside from Naitukunivalu’s stupidity if he is a threat to the Communit...

20 Year Old Student Convicted And Fined
Crime & Court

20 Year Old Student Convicted And Fined

The court heard that the accused was renting in the Lautoka confined area close to the Lautoka border. On March 21 t...

24 Year Old Who Called On People To Breach Curfew On Social Media Fronts Court
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24 Year Old Who Called On People To Breach Curfew On Social Media Fronts Court

Magistrate Puamau told him to find something better to do with his time after he informed the Court that he is unemp...

Toorak Man Found Loitering Along Renwick Road During Curfew Pleads Guilty
Crime & Court

Toorak Man Found Loitering Along Renwick Road During Curfew Pleads Guilty

The accused, Taione Lesumaiigiladi, appeared before Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne. He pleaded guilty to one count of...

Vatuwaqa Man Found Sleeping Inside His Car During Curfew Hours Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Vatuwaqa Man Found Sleeping Inside His Car During Curfew Hours Granted Bail

He was released on $500 bail bond and was ordered not to re-offend and not to interfere with Prosecution witnesses.

Bailey Bridge Market Vendors Face Court
Crime & Court

Bailey Bridge Market Vendors Face Court

Police Prosecutor Sergeant Ravi Kumar served both accused persons with full phase disclosures and did not object to ...

24 Year Old Who Called On People To Breach Curfew Charged, To Appear In Court Today
Crime & Court

24 Year Old Who Called On People To Breach Curfew Charged, To Appear In Cour...

The accused who resides in Taciura had allegedly posted a comment calling on people to breach curfew hours following...

Five Men Arrested At Navua House Party Get Suspended Sentence
Crime & Court

Five Men Arrested At Navua House Party Get Suspended Sentence

Emosi Ugavele, a 27-year-old soldier, Simione Damoni, 30, a farmer, and labourers Inoke Waiseyaki, 27, Waisale Sigak...

COVID-19: Walk Of Shame; 75 Arrested Appear In Court
COVID-19, Crime & Court

COVID-19: Walk Of Shame; 75 Arrested Appear In Court

  Police arrested 134 people on Saturday night for breaching the nationwide curfew and social gathering restric...

33 Alleged Curfew Breakers Front Court
Crime & Court

33 Alleged Curfew Breakers Front Court

Thirty-three people appeared in special court sittings around the country yesterday for breach of national curfew.

COVID-19: Drone Used To Monitor Movement Along Waterways
COVID-19, Crime & Court

COVID-19: Drone Used To Monitor Movement Along Waterways

Everyone needs to observe and adhere to the lockdown rules as it is being implemented for everyone's well being and ...

Life Sentence for Man Who Tried to Kill His Girlfriend
Crime & Court

Life Sentence for Man Who Tried to Kill His Girlfriend

Anil Chand was sentenced by High Court judge Justice Riyaz Hamza to a mandatory life sentence with a minimum term of...

COVID-19: 123 Arrests Made During Curfew Hours Inclusive Of A Church Reverend
COVID-19, Crime & Court

COVID-19: 123 Arrests Made During Curfew Hours Inclusive Of A Church Reverend

One hundred and twenty-three (123) people were arrested during the nationwide curfew hours including a Church Revere...

Man Denies Eight Counts Against Him
Crime & Court

Man Denies Eight Counts Against Him

The accused is charged with five counts of rape, two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm and one count of w...

COVID-19: Man Sleeping In Car During Curfew Hours Fronts Court
Crime & Court

COVID-19: Man Sleeping In Car During Curfew Hours Fronts Court

The accused was found at the cemetery at 3:30am during curfew hours.

Man Who Breached Lautoka Restrictions Bailed
Crime & Court

Man Who Breached Lautoka Restrictions Bailed

A 45-year-old businessman of Nadi has pleaded guilty to breaching the Lautoka confined area restrictions.

Curfew Accused On Bail, Some Remand
Crime & Court

Curfew Accused On Bail, Some Remand

Appearing before Magistrates Sufia Hamza and Charles Ratakele, the 17 accused are being charged with disobedience of...

Another 48 Arrests On The Third Night Of National Curfew
Crime & Court

Another 48 Arrests On The Third Night Of National Curfew

Many that have been arrested were either returning from a social gathering or a kava session at friends or relatives...

Lami Man Charged With Aggravated Burglary And Theft
Crime & Court

Lami Man Charged With Aggravated Burglary And Theft

The alleged incident occurred earlier this week and he was allegedly aided by four others who are still at large.

Two Charged For Disobeying Lawful Order Also Charged For Assault, Disorderly Conduct
Crime & Court

Two Charged For Disobeying Lawful Order Also Charged For Assault, Disorderly...

Meanwhile, the remandees were taken to the Suva remand centre to adhere to Government’s social distancing COVID-19...

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