Crime & Court

Wanted: Viliame Qelo Of Tailevu
Crime & Court

Wanted: Viliame Qelo Of Tailevu

The suspect is alleged to have been involved in a number of cases in relation to the theft of outboard motors and ot...

Man Accused Of Rape Acquitted
Crime & Court

Man Accused Of Rape Acquitted

Justice Chamath Morais said there were many contradictions in the complainant’s evidence and there was no denial t...

Bail For Drug Accused
Crime & Court

Bail For Drug Accused

Justice Chamath Morais presided over the matter and Adrienne Ali represented the accused.

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber
Crime & Court

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber

Justice Daniel Goundar sentenced him to six years imprisonment with a non-parole period of three years.

50 Year Old Kadavu Man On Drug-Related Charges, Remanded
Crime & Court

50 Year Old Kadavu Man On Drug-Related Charges, Remanded

Eparama Vitivakabuka was arrested after he was allegedly found cultivating 1300 marijuana plants weighing 2914 grams...

3 Alleged Escapees Remanded, Fourth Escapee Recaptured
Crime & Court

3 Alleged Escapees Remanded, Fourth Escapee Recaptured

The court heard that the three allegedly escaped at the service station at Nadi Back Road and were recaptured while ...

Naitasiri Priest Charged With Drink And Driving Fronts Court
Crime & Court

Naitasiri Priest Charged With Drink And Driving Fronts Court

Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara released the accused on $1000 bail bond under strict conditions.

$6.95 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants Found In Kadavu
Crime & Court

$6.95 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants Found In Kadavu

Police will continue to track down farms using the drone and is also thankful to members of the public in providing ...

FICAC Search SODELPA Headquarters
Crime & Court

FICAC Search SODELPA Headquarters

The search warrant was issued to obtain information and documentation relating to Party membership, registration rel...

76 Year Old Man Sentenced To 17 Years Imprisonment For Rape
Crime & Court

76 Year Old Man Sentenced To 17 Years Imprisonment For Rape

In the High Court in Lautoka, Justice Sunil Sharma said the accused had no mercy for a child victim while he raped h...

12 Seafarers Deny Drug Charges
Crime & Court

12 Seafarers Deny Drug Charges

The crew were charged with one count each of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and illegal transportation of illi...

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week
Crime & Court

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week

Mr Sharma told the court that the ultimate relief for those with terminated contracts was employment grievance becau...

Three Remand Escapees To Front Court
Crime & Court

Three Remand Escapees To Front Court

The three have been charged with One count each of escaping from police custody and will appear at the Nadi Magistra...

Three Juveniles On Sex Charges In June
Crime & Court

Three Juveniles On Sex Charges In June

Three juveniles were charged with serious sexual offences last month, latest statistics from the Office of the Direc...

Women Found Loitering In Samabula Plead Guilty To Prostitution Charges
Crime & Court

Women Found Loitering In Samabula Plead Guilty To Prostitution Charges

It is alleged that the two women on the night of February 26, this year, about 1am in Samabula, were loitering for t...

Man Accused Of Striking Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Accused Of Striking Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Remanded

Ravonu is charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm and one count of act with the intent to cause...

Former Diplomat Mara Denies Fraud Charges
Crime & Court

Former Diplomat Mara Denies Fraud Charges

Mara’s lawyer, Sharoneel Deo from R Patel Lawyers, told the court that if the prosecution would be able to prove a...

Alcohol Linked To Breach Of Curfew Arrests
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Alcohol Linked To Breach Of Curfew Arrests

The Western Division recorded four reports where all those arrested are farmers and were found drunk along the Ra area

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted His Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Charged
Crime & Court

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted His Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Charged

He committed the offence over the weekend following an argument with his sister about their compound in Nabua.

Search Underway For Remand Prisoner Escapee Nakarawa
Crime & Court

Search Underway For Remand Prisoner Escapee Nakarawa

Nakarawa escaped with three others along the Nadi Back Road upon returning from their trial at the Lautoka Magistrat...

Defamation Case Judgement On July 24
Crime & Court

Defamation Case Judgement On July 24

Ravindra-Singh is alleged to have posted an unsubstantiated article titled “Regime Dirty Politics” on his Facebo...

Staff Association Takes ATS To Court
Crime & Court

Staff Association Takes ATS To Court

The matter will be called for the second time on July 1. The matter was first called before Justice Mansoor last Wed...

Three Curfew Arrests Made In The Last 24 Hours
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Three Curfew Arrests Made In The Last 24 Hours

Two were found drunk from the Southern Division.

Two Saweni Women Returning From Grog Party Amongst 12 Arrested For Breaching Curfew
Crime & Court

Two Saweni Women Returning From Grog Party Amongst 12 Arrested For Breaching...

Two women were found walking along Saweni returning from drinking grog at a friends place while a 20year old man was...

Man Who Stabbed Partner Multiple Times In Nadi Charged, Appearing In Court Today
Crime & Court

Man Who Stabbed Partner Multiple Times In Nadi Charged, Appearing In Court Today

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

Woman In 20s Allegedly Stabbed Multiple Times By Defacto Partner In Nadi
Crime & Court

Woman In 20s Allegedly Stabbed Multiple Times By Defacto Partner In Nadi

The suspect is in custody at the Nadi Police Station while the victim has been transferred to the Lautoka Hospital.

Two Government Shipping Employees Found Drunk Along Nakasi Road Arrested For Curfew Breach
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Two Government Shipping Employees Found Drunk Along Nakasi Road Arrested For...

Thirty-nine arrests were made for breach of curfew restrictions.

Court Acquits 6 Men Accused Of Raping A Woman In Ra
Crime & Court

Court Acquits 6 Men Accused Of Raping A Woman In Ra

At the conclusion of the evidence and after directions were given in the summing up, the trial assessors unanimously...

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