Director of Public Prosecutions

Freesoul Eye Witness Ruling On October 16
Crime & Court

Freesoul Eye Witness Ruling On October 16

She said two officers from the Department of Environment had accompanied Acting Director for Lands and other Governm...

Alleged Rape Of Mute, Deaf Boy, 10- Highlighted In ODPP Report
Crime & Court

Alleged Rape Of Mute, Deaf Boy, 10- Highlighted In ODPP Report

There were 21 people charged with a total of 41 counts of separate incidents in July, which comprised 30 cases of ra...

Prosecution Drops Charges In New Zeland National, Ashkan Farsani Rikthegazader, Murder Case
Crime & Court

Prosecution Drops Charges In New Zeland National, Ashkan Farsani Rikthegazader, Murder Case

Rusiate Raiwalui, the man who was alleged to have killed New Zealand national, Ashkan Farsani Rikthegazader, is a fr...

Man Discharged Of Murder Charge
Crime & Court

Man Discharged Of Murder Charge

Josaia Alfred Vueti Naibose appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera, represented by lawyer Nemani Tuifagalele.

Director of Public Prosecutions Decides No Charges Will Be Laid Against MP, Pio Tikoduadua
NEWS

Director of Public Prosecutions Decides No Charges Will Be Laid Against MP, Pio Tikoduadua

The DPP stated that “following a review of the police docket and the evidence, it is our opinion that there is ins...

Two Police Officers Charged With Aggravated Robbery Of A Chinese National
Crime & Court

Two Police Officers Charged With Aggravated Robbery Of A Chinese National

It is alleged that on 24 March 2020, the two Police officers stole $500 cash from a Chinese national after approachi...

Rape Charges Against 43-Year-Old Man Dropped
Crime & Court

Rape Charges Against 43-Year-Old Man Dropped

The accused was charged with two counts of rape where he was alleged to have raped his 16-year-old niece on June 21 ...

Former PWD Workers’ Case Withdrawn After 8 Years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Former PWD Workers’ Case Withdrawn After 8 Years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...

Moira Konrote Heads New Proceeds Of Crime Taskforce
NEWS

Moira Konrote Heads New Proceeds Of Crime Taskforce

This is a specialist unit within the Serious Fraud Division of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (OD...

Rakiraki Lawyer And Accountant Charged With Conversion
Crime & Court

Rakiraki Lawyer And Accountant Charged With Conversion

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, has sanctioned charges against a lawyer and an accountant...

3 Suspended Police Constables Appear In High Court
Crime & Court

3 Suspended Police Constables Appear In High Court

Three suspended Police Constables, charged for alleged brutality in Navua, appeared at the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Additional Drug Charge For Murder Accused
Crime & Court

Additional Drug Charge For Murder Accused

Rusiate Sogotubu Raiwalui is alleged to have murdered a New Zealand national in May this year.

Two Charged With The Attempted Murder Of Their Wives In The Month Of November, ODPP Report Reveals
Crime & Court

Two Charged With The Attempted Murder Of Their Wives In The Month Of November, ODPP Report Reveals

Of the 56 accused persons, five were juveniles and two were police officers. The juveniles were charged with aggrava...

No Political Prosecutions In Fiji, Pryde Tells Human Rights Body
NATION

No Political Prosecutions In Fiji, Pryde Tells Human Rights Body

Mr Pryde said that no one person or organisation was targeted during prosecution. He said it was the crime that was ...

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics – October 2019
NEWS

ODPP Rape And Sexual Offences Statistics – October 2019

There were 23 people charged with a total of 36 counts of separate incidents in October.

ODPP: No Charges To be Laid Against Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama In Assault Allegation
NEWS

ODPP: No Charges To be Laid Against Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama In Assault Allegation

As the altercation occurred within the precincts of Parliament, the Speaker exercised his authority and referred th...

Nasilasila Case: Rape Trial Hears Issue Of Consent
Crime & Court

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...

ODPP Stops Proceedings Against Suva Man
Crime & Court

ODPP Stops Proceedings Against Suva Man

Osea Lawedua, 18, appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar on Thursday.

Nasilasila Trial Will Proceed, Even In His Absence
Crime & Court

Nasilasila Trial Will Proceed, Even In His Absence

Former Fijian 7s rep is charged with raping a 24-year-old woman.

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 & Court

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 & Court

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...

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