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Grandfather In A Wheelchair Pleads Guilty To Three Counts Of Rape
Crime & Court

Grandfather In A Wheelchair Pleads Guilty To Three Counts Of Rape

The court heard that the accused raped the first victim as the second victim watched and then asked the second victi...

Judge Gives Aggravated Robbers Suspended Sentences, Chance To Reform
Crime & Court

Judge Gives Aggravated Robbers Suspended Sentences, Chance To Reform

Three young men convicted for aggravated burglary and theft had their sentences suspended by the High court in Lautoka.

Man Remanded For Alleged Rape Of Girlfriend
Crime & Court

Man Remanded For Alleged Rape Of Girlfriend

The accused appeared before Justice Vinsent Perera yesterday for the first call of the case at the High Court.

Landlord Jailed 12 years For Raping Teenage Girl
Crime & Court

Landlord Jailed 12 years For Raping Teenage Girl

A man, who raped his tenant’s 15-year-old sister, was jailed for 12 years by the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Chinese National Found Guilty For Murder
Crime & Court

Chinese National Found Guilty For Murder

The incident occurred on May 13, 2019 at the victim’s rented house in Namadi Heights, Suva.

Alleged Wife Basher, Vakarisi, Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Alleged Wife Basher, Vakarisi, Granted Bail

Vakarisi appeared before Judge Justice Aruna Aluthge yesterday.

Chinese National Charged For Murder Wants To Plead Guilty To Manslaughter
Crime & Court

Chinese National Charged For Murder Wants To Plead Guilty To Manslaughter

Yong, a Chinese national, is charged with the Namadi Heights murder that took place on May 13, 2019.

Bail For An Alleged Rapist Extended
Crime & Court

Bail For An Alleged Rapist Extended

The court heard that the accused would be giving evidence during the trial.

Alleged Wife Murderer Denied Bail
Crime & Court

Alleged Wife Murderer Denied Bail

It is alleged that Koroi murdered his 28-year-old wife, Adi Waidru at Naqara, Waima, in Vunidawa, Naitasiri on May 1...

Cheer Family To Be Paid $800K For Property
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Cheer Family To Be Paid $800K For Property

“Somehow the lease of the land had been transferred to someone else. There were no notices or advertisements telli...

I Lost My Mind And Ran Away, Rapist Tells Court
Crime & Court

I Lost My Mind And Ran Away, Rapist Tells Court

The 45-year-old was caught at Deep Water in Korovou by Police officers on Wednesday and they brought him to the High...

Man Gets Life In Jail For Raping Stepdaughter
Crime & Court

Man Gets Life In Jail For Raping Stepdaughter

He was sentenced to 18 years for each of the six counts of rape and six for the two counts of sexual assault.

Naimawi Guilty Of Murdering Wife, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Naimawi Guilty Of Murdering Wife, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Judge Justice Salesi Temo has ordered Jekope Naimawi to serve a minimum term of 18 years before a pardon may be cons...

Murder Accused Admits Punching Wife, Tells Court He Tried Saving Her
Crime & Court

Murder Accused Admits Punching Wife, Tells Court He Tried Saving Her

It was alleged that he murdered his 35-year-old wife in Kalabu, Nasinu, on January 10, last year.

Man Who Burgled Family While They Slept Jailed For Eight Years
Crime & Court

Man Who Burgled Family While They Slept Jailed For Eight Years

The occupants of the house were asleep when Gukisuva and his accomplice stole Samsung mobile phones, tablet, wrist w...

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...

Man Who Raped His Wife With A Body Spray Bottle Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Man Who Raped His Wife With A Body Spray Bottle Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment

The court heard that according to the victim, her mother-in-law began to speak ill of her to others, and the offende...

Murder Accused Carried Wife Like A Dead Pig, Court Hears
Crime & Court

Murder Accused Carried Wife Like A Dead Pig, Court Hears

She told the court that after some time while drinking, Naimawi and his wife had a fight and she saw Naimawi took th...

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...

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