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Magistrate Rules There’s A Case To Answer In Alleged Impersonation Charges
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Magistrate Rules There’s A Case To Answer In Alleged Impersonation Charges

Suva Magistrate Deepika Prakash yesterday ruled that accused Binesh Pillay has a case to answer. Pillay is charged w...

Katonibau Granted Bail On Strict Conditions
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Katonibau Granted Bail On Strict Conditions

Former Fijian 7s rep charged with one count of serious assault has been granted bail with strict bail conditions. Is...

Man Allegedly Stabs Duo In Nightclub
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Man Allegedly Stabs Duo In Nightclub

A 43-year-old man will appear in the Labasa Magistrates Court today for allegedly stabbing two friends during a drin...

Trial of Grandfather for  Alleged Rape Begins
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Trial of Grandfather for Alleged Rape Begins

The trial of a grandfather charged with two counts of raping his granddaughter  started yesterday at the High Court...

Naval Officers Plead Guilty To Neglect Of Duty
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Naval Officers Plead Guilty To Neglect Of Duty

Four officers from the Republic of Fiji Navy face a penalty of two years imprisonment upon conviction of charges of ...

Reverend Kanailagi Laid To Rest
NATION

Reverend Kanailagi Laid To Rest

Former Methodist Church in Fiji president Reverend Tomasi Kanailagi was laid to rest at Viwa Village in Bau yesterda...

Leave Granted For Judicial Review
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Leave Granted For Judicial Review

The President of the Fiji Dental Association (FDA) Dr Vikash Singh was granted leave for a judicial review in the S...

Judge Rejects Application By Defence To Withdraw Letter
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Judge Rejects Application By Defence To Withdraw Letter

High Court judge Justice Vinsent Perera on Friday rejected an application by Legal Aid Commission lawyer, Lice Manul...

Judge Acquits Man, 32, of Rape, Assault
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Judge Acquits Man, 32, of Rape, Assault

A 32-year-old man was acquitted in the Suva High Court on Friday and cleared of charges of rape, assault with intent...

High Court Dismisses FICAC Appeal On Reddy’s Acquittal
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High Court Dismisses FICAC Appeal On Reddy’s Acquittal

High Court judge Justice Vinsent Perera yesterday dismissed the appeal filed by Fiji Independent Commission against ...

Ex-Teacher Found Guilty By Suva Magistrates Court
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Ex-Teacher Found Guilty By Suva Magistrates Court

A former school teacher was found guilty and convicted of General Dishonesty Obtaining A Gain in the Suva Magistrate...

Judge Describes Devi, De Facto Partner’s Relationship As ‘Volatile’
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Judge Describes Devi, De Facto Partner’s Relationship As ‘Volatile’

The demands of life put stress on the relationship of 41-year-old convicted murderer Marriane Premila Devi and her 3...

Assessors Find Rape Accused Not Guilty, Judge To Deliver Judgment Today
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Assessors Find Rape Accused Not Guilty, Judge To Deliver Judgment Today

Three High Court assessors yesterday found a 32-year-old man not guilty for three counts of rape, assault with inten...

Three Plead Not Guilty To Grog Shop Break-In
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Three Plead Not Guilty To Grog Shop Break-In

Three men who allegedly broke into a grog shop in Nakasi have pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges of theft. The ...

Judge Acquits Rape Accused
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Judge Acquits Rape Accused

A 47-year-old man who allegedly raped and sexually assaulted his 10-year-old neighbour in 2016 was acquitted in the ...

Murder Aaccused Takes Stand, Tells His Account Of Gruesome Discovery
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Murder Aaccused Takes Stand, Tells His Account Of Gruesome Discovery

Murder accused Imshad Ali, 38, told the High Court in Suva yesterday that he was in tears and wanted to hug the life...

Court Briefs, Tuesday June, 2018
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Court Briefs, Tuesday June, 2018

Seaqaqa man denies sodomy charge Zoheb Ali of Seaqaqa pleaded not guilty to one count of rape when he appeared befor...

87-Year-Old Accused Laughs At Judge’s Question
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87-Year-Old Accused Laughs At Judge’s Question

  An 87-year-old rape accused laughed in the High Court in Suva on Friday after Justice Salesi Temo asked him i...

Rapist Sentenced To 12 Years, And Eight Months
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Rapist Sentenced To 12 Years, And Eight Months

A 54-year-old Tailevu man was sentenced to 12 years and eight months imprison­ment yesterday after he was con­vict...

High Court To Deliver Judgment In Bribery Appeal Casea
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High Court To Deliver Judgment In Bribery Appeal Casea

Suva High Court judge Justice Thush­ara Rajasinghe will deliver his judg­ment on a bribery appeal case involv­ing...

Rape Accused bailed
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Rape Accused bailed

A rape accused was bailed for a bond of $500 in the High Court in Suva yesterday. The accused pleaded not guilty to ...

Trio Take Plea For Koro Police Post Break-in
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Trio Take Plea For Koro Police Post Break-in

Three men alleged to have broken into the Koro Island Community Police Post appeared at the High Court in Suva yeste...

Man Walks Free After ODPP Decision
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Man Walks Free After ODPP Decision

A man charged with aggra­vated robbery and theft walked free after his case was discontinued in the High Court in S...

Arrest Made In Western Union Robbery
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Arrest Made In Western Union Robbery

Police have made an arrest in a rob­bery case in which two suspects made off with $70,000 last Saturday. The robber...

13 Years for Stepdad who Raped 12-Year-Old Stepdaughter
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13 Years for Stepdad who Raped 12-Year-Old Stepdaughter

A38-year-old man was sentenced to 13 years and seven months imprisonment yesterday for raping his 12-year-old stepda...

Trial Date Set For Murder Accused
SUNCITY

Trial Date Set For Murder Accused

A Suva woman accused of murdering her partner appeared before High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo on Friday and has...

Kadavu Duo In Drug Case To Have Bail Hearing On March 26
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Kadavu Duo In Drug Case To Have Bail Hearing On March 26

Two Kadavu men alleged to have cultivated Cannabis Sativa weighing 1046.8 kilograms will have their bail heard in th...

Drugs Trio Front Court
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Drugs Trio Front Court

State lawyer Unaisi Tamanikaiyaroi was advised by Judge Justice Salesi Temo yesterday to decide whether to go for tr...

Fiji Times Sedition Case: Court To Rule On March 12
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Fiji Times Sedition Case: Court To Rule On March 12

The Suva High Court will deliver its ruling on March 21, 2018 for amendment of the information regarding the Fiji Ti...

Taxi Driver Convicted Of  Abduction, Three Counts Of Rape
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Taxi Driver Convicted Of Abduction, Three Counts Of Rape

A Nausori taxi driver was convicted on three counts of rape and one count of abduction of a young person in the Hig...

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