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‘I Am The Boss Of Your Body’, Father Tells Daughter During Rape, Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail
Crime & Court

‘I Am The Boss Of Your Body’, Father Tells Daughter During Rape, Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail

Justice Temo told the man that as a father, he was supposed to look after her, care for her and guide her to become ...

8 Children Under Five, Victims Of Alleged Rape: Police
Crime & Court

8 Children Under Five, Victims Of Alleged Rape: Police

Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho said the majority of the perpetrators were related to the victims.

Police Investigating Man Who Allegedly Attempted To Rape His Stepdaughter
Crime & Court

Police Investigating Man Who Allegedly Attempted To Rape His Stepdaughter

The victim was sleeping with both her mother and the suspect in the same bed, and when her mother was in their bathr...

48% Drop In Serious Crimes Last Month
NEWS

48% Drop In Serious Crimes Last Month

Police Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho said this was a decrease of 48 per cent when compared to the s...

Judiciary Must Take A Hard Line Against COVID-19 Law Breaches
Analysis, NEWS

Judiciary Must Take A Hard Line Against COVID-19 Law Breaches

Countries worldwide have enforced strict punishment for those breaking laws put in place to stop the spread of coron...

COVID-19: Man Sleeping In Car During Curfew Hours Fronts Court
Crime & Court

COVID-19: Man Sleeping In Car During Curfew Hours Fronts Court

The accused was found at the cemetery at 3:30am during curfew hours.

Rape Trial Date Deferred As Defence Lawyer In Lautoka Confined Area
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Rape Trial Date Deferred As Defence Lawyer In Lautoka Confined Area

The court was informed that Mr Khan was in Lautoka, and there was no definite time frame as to how long the confinem...

No Leniency For Man Who Assaulted Girl, 9
Crime & Court

No Leniency For Man Who Assaulted Girl, 9

Justice Goundar said that while he accepts that the accused’s medical conditions may cause him some hardship in pr...

Court Ruling For Free Soul Real Estate Case On March 24
Crime & Court

Court Ruling For Free Soul Real Estate Case On March 24

The company is charged with two separate counts of undertaking unauthorised developments and one count of failure to...

Drugged, Abducted, Sold For Sex: Victim Tells Of Traumatic Ordeal
NEWS

Drugged, Abducted, Sold For Sex: Victim Tells Of Traumatic Ordeal

Police confirm they are investigating the allegations and await lab test results. She claims she escaped after being...

High Court Grants Time For Notice Of Alibi In Drug Case
Crime & Court

High Court Grants Time For Notice Of Alibi In Drug Case

The High Court in Lautoka has given time for one of the two men facing drug charges to provide notice of alibi on th...

Man On Murder Charge Alleges Sexual Assault
Crime & Court

Man On Murder Charge Alleges Sexual Assault

A man charged with murder was allegedly being sexually assaulted by the deceased.

Lateef Remanded On Drug Charge After Raid
Crime & Court

Lateef Remanded On Drug Charge After Raid

A 59-year-old former Suva lawyer who was arrested last Tuesday night following a drug raid at his house in Suva, has...

Former Suva Lawyer Arrested After Suspected Meth Found In Home
Crime & Court

Former Suva Lawyer Arrested After Suspected Meth Found In Home

The seized substance has been sent for analysis as investigations continue.

Male Partners Using Violence Against Females A Serious Problem, Says Justice Goundar
Crime & Court

Male Partners Using Violence Against Females A Serious Problem, Says Justice Goundar

Justice Goundar said Ms Devi was a daughter, a wife and a mother and she was a victim of gratuitous violence at the ...

Man Jailed For Assaulting Ex-Wife After Finding Messages From Another Man On Her Phone
Crime & Court

Man Jailed For Assaulting Ex-Wife After Finding Messages From Another Man On Her Phone

He had then accessed her phone and read the messages. He discovered that his ex-wife was having an affair with anoth...

Nemani Delaibatiki: We Can Only Effectively Address The Scourge Of Rape And Sexual Offences Through A Collaborative Approach
Opinion

Nemani Delaibatiki: We Can Only Effectively Address The Scourge Of Rape And Sexual Offences Through A Collaborative Approach

Neither the courts nor the police can do it alone. They need the support of all stakeholders. It should be part of t...

Judge: ‘Offender Must Be Punished To Ensure Safety And Security Of Women’, Jails Former Security Supervisor For 8 Years
Crime & Court

Judge: ‘Offender Must Be Punished To Ensure Safety And Security Of Women’, Jails Former Security Supervisor For 8 Years

This statement was made by Judge Justice Aruna Aluthge at the High Court in Suva while sentencing a 43-year-old truc...

Former Accounts Officer Jailed For Money Laundering
Crime & Court

Former Accounts Officer Jailed For Money Laundering

Justice Aluthge sentenced Nousheen Mezbeen Hussain to 18 months for theft, two years for obtaining property by decep...

17 Year Old Who Allegedly Stole Items Worth More Than $18,000 Appears In Court
NEWS

17 Year Old Who Allegedly Stole Items Worth More Than $18,000 Appears In Court

He allegedly stole items worth more than $18,000 from a woman who fell asleep while traveling in a minibus last week.

Man Charged With Rape and Abduction Of A Person Under 18 Years Of Age Fronts Court
NEWS

Man Charged With Rape and Abduction Of A Person Under 18 Years Of Age Fronts Court

He is charged with one count each of rape, abduction of a person under 18 years of age with intent to have carnal kn...

Fiji Police Arrest 3 People For Their Alleged Involvement In An Illegal Car Parts Racket
NEWS

Fiji Police Arrest 3 People For Their Alleged Involvement In An Illegal Car Parts Racket

The arrest follows a raid at the garage where the three men work where a white Toyota Wish which was stolen from Pri...

Man Found Guilty Of Raping Wife
NEWS

Man Found Guilty Of Raping Wife

The man assaulted the victim, threatened her with an axe and raped her twice on the same day while their seven-year-...

Police Puzzled By Crime Statistics, Highest Number Of Crimes Recorded In July
NEWS

Police Puzzled By Crime Statistics, Highest Number Of Crimes Recorded In July

For the past two years the Fiji Police Force has recorded the highest number of crimes during the month of July. Sta...

Two-year Jail Term For Burglary, Theft
NATION

Two-year Jail Term For Burglary, Theft

A 34-year-old man charged with aggravated burglary and theft was sentenced to two years in jail by the High Court in...

Commissioner on mission to clear Police exhibits of crime proceeds
NATION

Commissioner on mission to clear Police exhibits of crime proceeds

Police Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho is on a mission to clear items, including proceeds of crime wo...

Grab And Run Crime Trend Resurfacing
NEWS

Grab And Run Crime Trend Resurfacing

Members of the public are advised that a crime trend is resurfacing whereby criminals would grab valuables from vehi...

EDITORIAL-We Must Get Our People To Work To Keep Them Away From Crime
Opinion

EDITORIAL-We Must Get Our People To Work To Keep Them Away From Crime

Last week we were shocked by new information on sexual offences against our women and children. This week we get ano...

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