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Trial Date Set For Foreign National Murder Accused
Crime & Court

Trial Date Set For Foreign National Murder Accused

Yong is alleged to have caused the death of a 33-year-old Asian woman who was found dead by her flatmate at their ho...

Nasinu Pastor’s Rape Trial Case To Begin On October 5
Crime & Court

Nasinu Pastor’s Rape Trial Case To Begin On October 5

He is facing four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

High Court Judge Acquits Man Facing One Count Of Rape
Crime & Court

High Court Judge Acquits Man Facing One Count Of Rape

It was alleged that on May 19, 2019, outside Lami in the Central Division, the accused raped the complainant.

‘Don’t Interact With Children Under 18’, 83 Year Old Grandfather Told
Crime & Court

‘Don’t Interact With Children Under 18’, 83 Year Old Grandfather Told

According to the police charges, the 83-year-old faces three counts of rape of his three granddaughters, aged six an...

Man Gets Life In Jail For Murdering Wife
Crime & Court

Man Gets Life In Jail For Murdering Wife

Peni has to serve 20 years before a pardon may be considered.

Man Gets More Than 10 Years Jail Time For Rape, Sexual Assault Of Child
Crime & Court

Man Gets More Than 10 Years Jail Time For Rape, Sexual Assault Of Child

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar has sentenced a 19-year-old man to 10 years imprisonment for rape and three ...

Lami Arson And Murder Accused Appears In Court
Crime & Court

Lami Arson And Murder Accused Appears In Court

Rai was given his right to legal counsel, which he opted to seek representation from a private counsel.

Kinoya Wife Killer To Know Fate On July 30
Crime & Court

Kinoya Wife Killer To Know Fate On July 30

Peni had pleaded guilty to one count of murder. The prosecution said that on December 29, 2019, at his home in Kinoy...

Nadawa Fire: Man Who Allegedly Tried To Kill His Children Has History Of Drug Abuse, Report Reveals
Crime & Court

Nadawa Fire: Man Who Allegedly Tried To Kill His Children Has History Of Drug Abuse, Report Reveals

The report stated that the accused is fit to take his plea and stand trial. It also said he was aware of his actions...

Rapist Cops 9 Plus Years in Jail in Absentia
Crime & Court

Rapist Cops 9 Plus Years in Jail in Absentia

Man drugged, raped victim who was a university student who worked for him.

Man Gets 12 Years For Raping Mentally-Impaired Cousin
Crime & Court

Man Gets 12 Years For Raping Mentally-Impaired Cousin

On February 10, 2019, after drinking kava, the offender went to the victim’s home to eat and when he saw the victi...

Nasilasila Files Rape Appeal
Crime & Court

Nasilasila Files Rape Appeal

The 28-year-old Nasilasila was sentenced to eight years imprisonment with a non-parole period of six years.

Vakarisi Remanded Again
Crime & Court

Vakarisi Remanded Again

Vakarisi appeared before Judge Justice Aruna Aluthge yesterday charged with 3 counts of assault causing actual bodil...

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber
Crime & Court

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber

Justice Daniel Goundar sentenced him to six years imprisonment with a non-parole period of three years.

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application
Politics

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application

The court heard that on June 19, the appeal against the SODELPA ruling was abandoned because the appellants did not ...

Court Acquits 6 Men Accused Of Raping A Woman In Ra
Crime & Court

Court Acquits 6 Men Accused Of Raping A Woman In Ra

At the conclusion of the evidence and after directions were given in the summing up, the trial assessors unanimously...

Fiji High Court Judge Quashes 49 Cases On Social Gathering Sentences
Crime & Court

Fiji High Court Judge Quashes 49 Cases On Social Gathering Sentences

He ruled that penalties dished out by Magistrates Courts were cruel, inhumane, degrading and, or disproportionately ...

Suspects Can’t Be Detained For More Than 48 Hours Without Charge: Judge
Crime & Court

Suspects Can’t Be Detained For More Than 48 Hours Without Charge: Judge

The High Court yesterday dismissed an application by the Director of Public Prosecutions for an order to detain a mu...

Three Senior SODELPA Members To Pay Own Legal Costs
Crime & Court, Politics

Three Senior SODELPA Members To Pay Own Legal Costs

Party leader Sitiveni Rabuka confirmed the members were not appealing on behalf of the party but as individuals.

Nadi Evicted Family To Return Home
NATION

Nadi Evicted Family To Return Home

Mr Khan said after they returned from the clinic, they noticed a chain with a big padlock on the door. They were inf...

Landlords Can Evict Tenants Upon Proper Notice Issued By High Court
NEWS

Landlords Can Evict Tenants Upon Proper Notice Issued By High Court

Eviction of tenants is only legal if proper notice is provided by the High Court, said the Fijian Competition and Co...

Paraplegic Grandfather Sentenced Thirteen Years For Rape
Crime & Court

Paraplegic Grandfather Sentenced Thirteen Years For Rape

The High Court in Suva heard that the accused is the maternal grandfather of the two victims - four and seven-year-o...

Man Cops Life Imprisonment For Attempting To Murder Ex-Girlfriend
Crime & Court

Man Cops Life Imprisonment For Attempting To Murder Ex-Girlfriend

The man attempted to murder his ex-girlfriend on April 10, 2017, where he stabbed her several times with a kitchen k...

Man, 34, Charged With Murder Of Fellow Islander In Rotuma Placed On Remand
Crime & Court

Man, 34, Charged With Murder Of Fellow Islander In Rotuma Placed On Remand

It is alleged that Kafoa and the deceased were drinking when an argument broke out and the accused assaulted the dec...

Production Order Issued For Accused Receiving Treatment At Mental Hospital
Crime & Court

Production Order Issued For Accused Receiving Treatment At Mental Hospital

Fabiano Dakai is alleged to have murdered a 34-year-old security guard Timoci Dogai of Waidradra on February 4, 2019.

Alleged Ear-Biting-Man Fronts Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Ear-Biting-Man Fronts Court

It is alleged that both parties were intoxicated at the time of the alleged incident.

Alleged Murder Case Moved To High Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Murder Case Moved To High Court

Fatai Peni, charged with murder, appeared yesterday before Magistrate Charles Ratakele in the Magistrates Court in N...

Nausori Highlands Tragedy: Isoof Was Having an Affair with Deceased, Judge Reveals
Crime & Court

Nausori Highlands Tragedy: Isoof Was Having an Affair with Deceased, Judge Reveals

Nausori Highlands murder accused, Mohammed Raheesh Isoof, said he was having an affair with Nileshni Kajal, the High...

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