Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili

Progress Of Bail For FBC Announcer Tomorrow
Crime & Court

Progress Of Bail For FBC Announcer Tomorrow

The case for the 24-year-old Fijian Broadcasting Corporation Bula FM Radio announcer Alisi Koroi has been adjourned ...

Case Of Woman Who Breached Self-Quarantine To Get Married In Suva Disposed
Crime & Court

Case Of Woman Who Breached Self-Quarantine To Get Married In Suva Disposed

She pleaded guilty to breaching the mandatory self-quarantine measures after disembarking from the Los Angeles fligh...

Former PWD Workers’ Case Withdrawn After 8 Years
NEWS

Former PWD Workers’ Case Withdrawn After 8 Years

The State prosecutor withdrew the matter pursuant to Section 169 (2) (b) (ii) of the Criminal Procedure Act, stating...

Fareed To Enter Plea On April 15
Crime & Court

Fareed To Enter Plea On April 15

Fareed is charged with three counts of indecent assault. He appeared before the Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili at t...

Consolidate Drug Charges To Former Lawyer, Office Of Director Of Public Prosecutions Ordered
Crime & Court

Consolidate Drug Charges To Former Lawyer, Office Of Director Of Public Prosecutions Ordered

State prosecutor from the Office of the DPP, Shirley Tivao told the court that the investigations for another accuse...

Alleged Police Brutality Case Transferred To High Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Police Brutality Case Transferred To High Court

It is alleged that Bolabiu, Naiwau and Turagadrau, on November 5, 2019, at the Pacific Harbour Community Post, with ...

Qalibau Handed 10 Month Sentence For Prison Escape
Crime & Court

Qalibau Handed 10 Month Sentence For Prison Escape

Qalibau was sentenced to an imprisonment term of 10 months, however, the nine-month period served in remand was dedu...

Judges Grants Lateef Withdrawal, Dismisses Constitutional Redress Case
Crime & Court

Judges Grants Lateef Withdrawal, Dismisses Constitutional Redress Case

High Court Judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe has dismissed a constitutional redress case filed by former Suva lawyer...

Lateef Asks Lawyer To Withdraw Bail
Crime & Court

Lateef Asks Lawyer To Withdraw Bail

Lateef had instructed his counsel Filimoni Vosarogo to withdraw his application to review the decision of the Magist...

FNPF Fraud Accused Deny Charges
Crime & Court

FNPF Fraud Accused Deny Charges

The alleged offence occurred between March and April, this year and the total amount involved in the matter is $49,3...

Former Lawyer Wants Drug Charges Dropped
Crime & Court

Former Lawyer Wants Drug Charges Dropped

Lateef is facing one count each of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and breach of bail conditions.

Lateef’s Bail Refused
Crime & Court

Lateef’s Bail Refused

This is the fifth case where Lateef is facing drug charges.

Defence Lawyer Denies Zip-Bags Belonged To Lateef
Crime & Court

Defence Lawyer Denies Zip-Bags Belonged To Lateef

Lateef is charged with one count each of found in possession of an illicit drug and of breach of bail conditions.

Suva Lawyer Shazran Abdul Lateef Remanded
Crime & Court

Suva Lawyer Shazran Abdul Lateef Remanded

He is also alleged to have breached his bail conditions for similar cases before the court.

Jale Baba Declared Fit To Face Court
Crime & Court

Jale Baba Declared Fit To Face Court

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

Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered For SODELPA Member
Crime & Court

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 finds judiciary technician guilty
NATION

Magistrate finds judiciary technician guilty

The court also found that Chand’s conduct was prejudicial to the Judicial Department.

Former Teacher Faces Charges Involving $108k Fraud
NEWS

Former Teacher Faces Charges Involving $108k Fraud

"It is alleged that between January 1, 2012 and December 30, 2017, Merewai Tuiyauyau Nakalevu obtained $108,151.99 f...

Kadavu Man Granted Bail
NEWS

Kadavu Man Granted Bail

Apisai Lomani Junior is alleged to have cultivated 23 plants of marijuana in Kadavu weighing at 10.5 kilograms.

Puamau is ne resident magistrate
NEWS

Puamau is ne resident magistrate

Resident Magistrate Seini Puamau was officially sworn in yesterday by President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote.

British Doctor Has Been Granted To Fly
FIJI NEWS

British Doctor Has Been Granted To Fly

Chief Magistrate, Usaia Ratuvili has permitted British doctor(working for the CWM Hospital on a work visa) to fly on...

Delay In Padarath, Vakaloloma Case
NATION

Delay In Padarath, Vakaloloma Case

The case against Benjamin Padarath and lawyer Aseri Vakaloloma was adjourned by the Suva Magistrates Court to July 2...

Accused Denies Defilement, Sexual Assault And Indecent Assault Charges
NATION

Accused Denies Defilement, Sexual Assault And Indecent Assault Charges

  A man from Lau accused of alleged defilement, sexual assault and indecent assault pleaded not guilty on Tuesd...

Farmer Who Allegedly Struck Fellow  Villager With Cane Knife Granted Bail
NATION

Farmer Who Allegedly Struck Fellow Villager With Cane Knife Granted Bail

A 33-year-old farmer of Lau who allegedly struck a fellow villager with a cane knife, was bailed by the Suva Magist...

Reddy Judgment Moved
NATION

Reddy Judgment Moved

Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili will deliver his judgment in the case of alleged bribery against former Education Mi...

Karunaratne, Bulitavu alleged  sedition retrial commences
NATION

Karunaratne, Bulitavu alleged sedition retrial commences

  The retrial of businessman Jagath Karunaratne and Opposition Member of Parliament Mosese Bulitavu commenced a...

Cama Charged For Tamavua Road Death
NATION

Cama Charged For Tamavua Road Death

A 30-year-old Australian citizen appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with a count each of dange...

Magistrate Denies Former Revenue Collector Non-Custodian Sentence
NATION

Magistrate Denies Former Revenue Collector Non-Custodian Sentence

A former civil servant was told that she did not deserve to receive a non-custodian sentence after allegedly obtaini...

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