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Nasilasila Case: Rape Trial Hears Issue Of Consent
Crime

Nasilasila Case: Rape Trial Hears Issue Of Consent

Mr Katonibau told the court that he was surprised and questioned the complainant if it was consensual and she inform...

Highlands Tragedy: ‘Witchdoctor’ Among Suspects
NEWS

Highlands Tragedy: ‘Witchdoctor’ Among Suspects

A man who Police say is a witchdoctor and his wife are the prime suspects in the deaths of five members of a family ...

Four Juveniles Charged With Serious Sexual Offenses For The Month Of July
NEWS

Four Juveniles Charged With Serious Sexual Offenses For The Month Of July

There were 28 people charged with a total of 53 counts of separate incidents in July.

Prosecution Discontinues Case, Accused Awaits Deportation
Crime

Prosecution Discontinues Case, Accused Awaits Deportation

Justice Daniel Goundar discontinued the proceedings against Jiong and discharged him from the matter.

Judge Discharges Man On Aggravated Robbery Charge
Crime

Judge Discharges Man On Aggravated Robbery Charge

This is after the ODPP prosecutor Shirley Tivao filed a nolle prosequi (a formal notice to discontinue or dismiss le...

Time To Weed Out Those Who Create Fake News
Sunvoice

Time To Weed Out Those Who Create Fake News

They knowingly lied to public officials, to Police officers and those who are gullible fell for it, for the third ti...

DPP Withdraws Charge Against UN Diplomat
NEWS

DPP Withdraws Charge Against UN Diplomat

Fiji’s Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act gives effect to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and ...

End Of An Era, Salute To The Former Chief Justice
Opinion

End Of An Era, Salute To The Former Chief Justice

Few outsiders have spent the best part of four decades in the service of the State and even fewer have headed the Ju...

DPP Files Nolle Prosequi In Sedition Case
NEWS

DPP Files Nolle Prosequi In Sedition Case

The matter proceeded to trial in the Magistrates’ Court on 16 May 2017.

Sitiveni Qiliho: Family Sex Crimes Worry
NEWS

Sitiveni Qiliho: Family Sex Crimes Worry

According to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) statistics for the month of March showed there...

Canadian Denies Illicit Drug Charge
NEWS

Canadian Denies Illicit Drug Charge

It is alleged that on February 14, 2019, at Nasinu, Rahman was found in possession of 39.5 kilograms of an illicit d...

Director of Public Prosecutions Files Nolle Prosequi For Burglary Case
NEWS

Director of Public Prosecutions Files Nolle Prosequi For Burglary Case

The court also heard that Waqaniyaseyase has a pending matter before the Magistrates Court in Suva, for which he is ...

Totogo Murder: Two Police Officers Charged with Murder
NEWS

Totogo Murder: Two Police Officers Charged with Murder

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Christopher Pryde, has sanctioned charges against two police officers ...

Aussie Couple Back In Remand
NATION

Aussie Couple Back In Remand

  An Australian couple, who are facing drug importation charges, have been further remanded by the High Court i...

No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate
NATION

No Charges Against SODELPA Candidate

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, (DPP) has decided that no charges will be laid against SODEL...

14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi
NATION

14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

  Director of Public Prosecutions lawyer Juleen Fatiaki yesterday suggested a minimum sentence between 14 to 18...

 ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors
NEWS

 ODPP Welcomes Assistant Directors

  The Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, has announced the appointment of two new Assistant Di...

DPP supports treaties ratification, but against Article 41 declaration
NEWS

DPP supports treaties ratification, but against Article 41 declaration

Submissions were made by the Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde in respect to the International Coven...

DPP Applies To Consolidate Crematorium Cases
NATION

DPP Applies To Consolidate Crematorium Cases

  High Court judge Justice Daniel Goundar will on May 11, 2018 hear an application by the Director of Public Pr...

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics
NEWS

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and relates...

Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017
NATION

Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017

There were four alleged incidents where the victim and the accused are related. One alleged incident of marital rape...

Lawyers Debate On Use of Assessor System In Court
NEWS

Lawyers Debate On Use of Assessor System In Court

The debate on whether Fiji should do away with assessors in our courtrooms seems to have private practitioners on on...

Dunn Excited About Legal Career
NATION

Dunn Excited About Legal Career

Reigning Miss Pacific Islands Anne Christine Dunn is excited about exploring her legal career. Ms Dunn was among 27 ...

Defence to Prosecution:  All You Have is Circumstantial Evidence
NEWS

Defence to Prosecution: All You Have is Circumstantial Evidence

The defence has said in their closing submission that Josua Colanaudolu “did not abduct, rape and murder Mere Aile...

ODPP Welcomes New Intern
NATION

ODPP Welcomes New Intern

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has welcomed Lukas Hamilton Eddy from the United Kingdom fo...

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System
NEWS

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System

SOLICITOR-GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE TO LAWYERS, JUDGES, POLICE, MEDIA Children in contact with the criminal just...

Alleged Rape Of Labasa Inmate Still Under Police Investigation
SUNBIZ

Alleged Rape Of Labasa Inmate Still Under Police Investigation

The investigation file regarding the alleged rape of an inmate at the Labasa Corrections Centre is still with crime ...

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts
NATION

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts

The trial of a 41-year-old man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old-girl last January was called yesterday at the High ...

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