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Man Ordered To Pay Head Teacher More Than $31k For Defamatory Comments
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Man Ordered To Pay Head Teacher More Than $31k For Defamatory...

Mr Singh was ordered to pay $30,000 to Mr Prasad for damages and $1500 to pay the cost of claims.

Justice Temo Praises Marijuana Farmer For Co-operating With Police, Jails Him To 11 Years
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Justice Temo Praises Marijuana Farmer For Co-operating With Police, Jails Hi...

Court heard the farmer earned between $500 to $600 weekly from marijuana.

Tikoca To Pay A-G $80,000 In Defamation Case
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Tikoca To Pay A-G $80,000 In Defamation Case

Tikoca was sued by Mr Sayed-Khaiyum for making comments during an interview with a Sydney community radio station in...

Labasa Taxi Driver Issued Traffic Infringement Notices Acquitted
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Labasa Taxi Driver Issued Traffic Infringement Notices Acquitted

Mr Prasad said in his 30 years of service, he had been issued 42 TIN’s and had appeared in Court six times whereby...

Party President On Case Struck Out: Happy That Justice Has Prevailed
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Party President On Case Struck Out: Happy That Justice Has Prevailed

SODELPA president Ratu Epenisa said in an email: “The party management is delighted that the case has been struck ...

Freesoul Case Judgement On March 12
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Freesoul Case Judgement On March 12

The court heard that both the state and the defence counsels have filed their written submissions.

Robbers Feast On Cake And Juice At Lautoka Shop Before Fleeing
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Robbers Feast On Cake And Juice At Lautoka Shop Before Fleeing

Ms Vilashni believes that the thieves had allegedly raided her shop last Wednesday during curfew hours.

Former Fiji TV Sales Executive Pleads Guilty $11k Theft
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Former Fiji TV Sales Executive Pleads Guilty $11k Theft

A 28-year-old former sales executive of Fiji TV accused of stealing more than $11,000 appeared at the Magistrates Co...

Vatuwaqa Daylight Robbery Claim: Five Escape By Swimming Across River, Two Caught
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Vatuwaqa Daylight Robbery Claim: Five Escape By Swimming Across River, Two C...

“After a while all seven of them came into the shop and asked if they could buy one pack Joske and one pack Woodst...

Five Cops Front Court On Charges Related To Planting Drugs In Complainant’s Vehicle
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Five Cops Front Court On Charges Related To Planting Drugs In Complainant...

The five are Police Constables Rusiate Tuga Ralase, 39, Simione Basulu, 29, Samuela Antonio, 24, Orisi Tukana, 24 an...

Lakeba Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge
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Lakeba Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge

The alleged offences took place between July 14 and November 25, 2020 in Lakeba.

Over Half A Million Dollars Worth Of Pearls Stolen From J.Hunter
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Over Half A Million Dollars Worth Of Pearls Stolen From J.Hunter

A mockup of pearls contains up to 45 pearls and five were discovered missing.

Navy Man Discharged From Rape Charge
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Navy Man Discharged From Rape Charge

It was alleged that on September 30, 2019, in Suva, the man and the complainant were friends on Facebook and planned...

Man Gets 3 Years Jail For Molesting 16-Year-Old Girl
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Man Gets 3 Years Jail For Molesting 16-Year-Old Girl

At around 4am, when the victim was sleeping, she felt someone was touching her private parts.

Court Denies Canadian $30m Drug Accused’s Bail Once Again
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Court Denies Canadian $30m Drug Accused’s Bail Once Again

Joshua Aziz Rahman who was allegedly found in possession of cocaine appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar on Wednes...

Lautoka Mechanic Allegedly Imports Meth In A Consignment Of Books
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Lautoka Mechanic Allegedly Imports Meth In A Consignment Of Books

A joint controlled operation between the Fiji Police Force and Fiji Revenue and Customs Service led to the seizure o...

Cops Charge Own
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Cops Charge Own

Two Police officers were also charged last year for abuse of office.

Thieves Who Stole From Parliament Speaker’s House Jailed
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Thieves Who Stole From Parliament Speaker’s House Jailed

The two persons entered into the complainant’s vacant house which was looked after by Kimi Veisaunakoro and Laniet...

Alleged Dirty Cops ‘Frame Man’
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Alleged Dirty Cops ‘Frame Man’

The three officers are accused of planting methamphetamine in the office of the business during a supposed raid.

Vakarisi Acquitted Of Assaulting Wife
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Vakarisi Acquitted Of Assaulting Wife

Vakarisi was charged with three counts of an act with intent to cause grievous harm, one count of assault causing ac...

St Giles Arson Attack Accused Remanded
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St Giles Arson Attack Accused Remanded

It is also alleged that on the same day, Navuso wounded a staff nurse with a burnt beer bottle containing kerosene.

Probe Into Alleged Dirty Cops
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Probe Into Alleged Dirty Cops

It is alleged that Police officers then allegedly planted a bag containing methamphetamines under the seat of the car.

33 Curfews Arrests Recorded Over The Last Two Days
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33 Curfews Arrests Recorded Over The Last Two Days

Out of the nineteen arrests, eighteen were associated with liquor as those arrested were heavily intoxicated and loi...

Man To Font Court For Allegedly Setting A Fire In The St Giles Reception
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Man To Font Court For Allegedly Setting A Fire In The St Giles Reception

The accused has been charged with one count of arson and one count of act with intent to cause grievous harm.

7,000 Marijuana Plants Uprooted From Farms In Nakasaleka
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7,000 Marijuana Plants Uprooted From Farms In Nakasaleka

ACP Khan said the successful seizures resulted from tip offs received from concerned individuals.

Mara To Give Evidence For His Case
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Mara To Give Evidence For His Case

Mara’s lawyer Sharoneel Deo from R Patel Lawyers told the court that Mara would be the sole witness for the defence.

Mudaliar Charged For Allegedly Operating Unregistered University
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Mudaliar Charged For Allegedly Operating Unregistered University

It is alleged that Mudaliar did not provide the certificates to some students upon completion of their programmes an...

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