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Murder Accused Attacked By Family Of The Deceased, At The Suva Court Precinct
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Murder Accused Attacked By Family Of The Deceased, At The Suva Court Precinct

After his court hearing yesterday morning, the accused was being led to the cell block when a relative of the deceas...

Court Remands Accused Charged With Aggravated Sexual Servitude And Domestic Trafficking In Children
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Court Remands Accused Charged With Aggravated Sexual Servitude And Domestic ...

Werelagi’s lawyer from the Legal Aid Commission, Lavenia David, told the court that the accused had arranged his s...

Magistrate Convicts Man Of Assaulting Wife
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Magistrate Convicts Man Of Assaulting Wife

The court heard that while he was beating her up, he warned her not to shout out or yell otherwise he would chop her...

State Discontinues Case Against Accused Woman
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State Discontinues Case Against Accused Woman

However, the prosecution is proceeding with the case against Rajat Maharaj and Biren Lal, who were McGoon’s co-acc...

Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered For SODELPA Member
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Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered For SODELPA Member

Baba is charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with one count of making a false state...

Magistrate Sentences Former Water Authority Of Fiji project leader
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Magistrate Sentences Former Water Authority Of Fiji project leader

Cataki was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) last year with one count of bribery...

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecution Withdraws Theft Charges Against Shazran Abdul Lateef
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Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecution Withdraws Theft Charges Against...

Lateef was charged with two counts of theft.

50 Year Old Man Gets 20 Months For Indecent Assault
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50 Year Old Man Gets 20 Months For Indecent Assault

Justice Morais said the accused had served six months in remand and ordered that he serve the remaining 14 months be...

Fiji Court Vacates Guilty Plea Of Ex-PCN Director
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Fiji Court Vacates Guilty Plea Of Ex-PCN Director

Charged for failing to furnish full information, records and copies which were issued

Man Jailed 10 Years For Raping De Facto Partner
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Man Jailed 10 Years For Raping De Facto Partner

The court heard that the man was in a de facto relationship with the complainant for 11 years and had four children ...

Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years
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Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years

The court heard that the property which the couple entered and stole the items from, belonged to Nesbitt Hazelman wh...

Father Jailed For Sexually Exploiting Daughter
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Father Jailed For Sexually Exploiting Daughter

The father of three was found guilty by the High Court in Suva for sexually exploiting his 11-year-old daughter in M...

Alleged Murder Case Transferred To The High Court
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Alleged Murder Case Transferred To The High Court

Both the accused are seeking a private lawyer and confirmed to the Court that the disclosures from the State have be...

11 Year Jail Term For School Teacher
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11 Year Jail Term For School Teacher

“You forced the victim to engage in a relationship with you. You punished her when she did not listen to you and u...

Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife
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Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife

On December 14, 2015 at Nadi, Sahib murdered his wife Maureen Yashmin Nisha by stabbing her eight to nine times on h...

Suva Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty To 2 Counts Of Unlawful Possession Of Illicit Drugs
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Suva Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty To 2 Counts Of Unlawful Possession Of Illicit ...

Lateef was arrested and charged following a raid in a hotel room in Suva on May 9, 2019.

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Multiple Charges
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Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Multiple Charges

She is charged with one count each of personation, of criminal trespass, of theft and of unlawful possession of illi...

Lawyer Seeks Help To Catch Alleged Culprit
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Lawyer Seeks Help To Catch Alleged Culprit

Mr Khan said he had just stepped out of the High Court and was having a conversation with some other lawyers when he...

Four Suspects In Alleged Visa Scam Investigated In Fiji
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Four Suspects In Alleged Visa Scam Investigated In Fiji

Complaint was lodged at the Namaka Police station on June 10

Farmer Pleads Guilty To Rape, But Not Sexual Assault
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Farmer Pleads Guilty To Rape, But Not Sexual Assault

Defence lawyer from the Legal Aid Commission Anil Chand told the court that the accused did not understand the charg...

Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High Court
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Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High...

It is alleged that Koroi assaulted his pregnant partner at a home in Nasese, Suva.

Trial Date Set for Suspended Fiji Police Officers On Murder Charge
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Trial Date Set for Suspended Fiji Police Officers On Murder Charge

Kelepi Duri Tautaumacala Kolinisau and Ratu Selema Steven Dennis Tikoenaburevere are charged in connection with the ...

Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates From Province
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Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates Fr...

As of yesterday there were a total of 234 inmates from the province of Tailevu in all prisons across the country.

Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Being Thrown Out
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Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Be...

Justice Temo questioned the prosecutor how and why the evidence was destroyed.

Two Front Court In Labasa For Domestic Violence And Trespass
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Two Front Court In Labasa For Domestic Violence And Trespass

On August 21, 2018, Prakash broke seven louvres at Jai Wati’s house while under the influence of alcohol. The comp...

Judge Grills Chef Over Rape
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Judge Grills Chef Over Rape

“You have abused your position and her vulnerability as a trainee chef who worked under you by forcing her to drin...

Fiji Court Sentences Chaudhry To 15 Months In Jail and To Pay $50,000 Fine
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Fiji Court Sentences Chaudhry To 15 Months In Jail and To Pay $50,000 Fine

Chaudhry had made defamatory comments on Facebook against the former Chief Justice Anthony Gates, Chief Registrar Ju...

Magistrate warns 3 women not to distract proceedings
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Magistrate warns 3 women not to distract proceedings

Saiyad Ali charged with assault causing actual bodily harm (ACABH) was asked by Magistrate Puamau if he had engaged ...

Murder Accused Remanded, Yet To File Bail Application
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Murder Accused Remanded, Yet To File Bail Application

It is alleged that on May 8, 2019, at Qeleya Road in Lami, Raiwalui murdered New Zealand national Ashkan Farsani Rik...

Trial Dates Set for Police Post Attack
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Trial Dates Set for Police Post Attack

Samuela Bokadi appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday charged with one count of damaging property, six cou...

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