Fiji Court of Appeal

9 Months In Jail For Six Stubbies
Crime

9 Months In Jail For Six Stubbies

Simione Waqaicece, 28, and Rupeni Tokabe, 21, appeared at the High Court in Suva yesterday for their sentence, after...

Mother Gets Life Term For Killing Daughter
NEWS

Mother Gets Life Term For Killing Daughter

Khan had tied herself with her daughter and jumped into the Rewa River on May 6, 2018, which resulted in the death o...

Murder At ‘Kings’: The Grounds Of Appeal And Rejection
Feature

Murder At ‘Kings’: The Grounds Of Appeal And Rejection

In Part 3 of the series on Mr Amos’ murder, the Fiji Sun today looks at some grounds of appeal filed by the convic...

Court Dismisses Firoz Jan Mohammed’s Appeal
Crime

Court Dismisses Firoz Jan Mohammed’s Appeal

Justice Calanchini granted the application made by Mohammed to withdraw the appeal on sentence and conviction.

12 Month Punishment For Boy,17, Convicted Of Rape
Crime

12 Month Punishment For Boy,17, Convicted Of Rape

The juvenile was charged and convicted for one count of rape of a five-year-old girl.

Father Jailed For Sexually Exploiting Daughter
Crime

Father Jailed For Sexually Exploiting Daughter

The father of three was found guilty by the High Court in Suva for sexually exploiting his 11-year-old daughter in M...

Longest Jail Term For Drug Offence
NEWS

Longest Jail Term For Drug Offence

Fiji Court of Appeal increases 14-year sentences to 25 years in a landmark decision.

Jone Cokanauto Files Appeal Against Conviction
NEWS

Jone Cokanauto Files Appeal Against Conviction

Mr Valenitabua asked to be allowed to argue leave and bail pending appeal application.

Salesi Temo: Poverty Led Mother To Commit Offence
NEWS

Salesi Temo: Poverty Led Mother To Commit Offence

Raceva was initially charged for one count of murder for her newborn baby, however, the High Court had found her gui...

Murder Retrial Dates to be Fixed in May
NEWS

Murder Retrial Dates to be Fixed in May

A retrial was ordered by the Fiji Court of Appeal last week. On June 30, 2015, Yang Xian Jiong was sentenced to the ...

Man, 56, jailed for rape and sexual assault offence
NEWS

Man, 56, jailed for rape and sexual assault offence

The accused on October 17, 2018, in Nasinu, had raped and sexually assaulted his niece who was 40 years old at the t...

2 People, 2 Different Cases, Both Covicted For Rape Get Maximum Sentences
NEWS

2 People, 2 Different Cases, Both Covicted For Rape Get Maximum Sentences

Two judges, in two separate rape cases, delivered maximum sentences this week in cases involving victims who were th...

Convicted Drug Accused To Retain Seized Property
NATION

Convicted Drug Accused To Retain Seized Property

  The Fiji Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court order to release property belonging to a Kadavu farmer. The ...

Court Rejects Appeal Against Water Treatment Plant Land Judgment
NATION

Court Rejects Appeal Against Water Treatment Plant Land Judgment

The Fiji Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court judgment on July 14, 2016 that the Government was not illegally and...

Fiji Court of Appeal Quashes 12-Year Rape Sentence
NATION

Fiji Court of Appeal Quashes 12-Year Rape Sentence

A 44-year-old man serving a 12 year sentence walked free on Friday after the Fiji Court of Appeal quashed his convic...

Arts Bail Appeal Dismissed
NEWS

Arts Bail Appeal Dismissed

An appeal yesterday for bail variation by The Fiji Times Limited’s Publisher to travel to New Zealand was dismisse...

Commission Has Up To Midnight  Deadline To Decide On Candidates
NEWS

Commission Has Up To Midnight Deadline To Decide On Candidates

For the 2018 General Election, the Electoral Commission has until midnight on the last day, of the stipulated three ...

Bakani, Dakuidreketi Granted Leave To Appeal
NATION

Bakani, Dakuidreketi Granted Leave To Appeal

Former Native Land Trust Board (NLTB) board member, Keni Dakuidreketi’s application for leave to appeal his convic...

Life Sentence Overturned
NATION

Life Sentence Overturned

A man who was given a life imprisonment for the murder of a 16-year-old girl in 2008 is a free man now. This is afte...

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