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

Alleged Murder Case Moved To High Court
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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
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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...

Ex-Soldier Gets Life Imprisonment For Attempted Murder Of Former Partner
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Ex-Soldier Gets Life Imprisonment For Attempted Murder Of Former Partner

Padyachi, 29, had attempted to kill his former partner in a pool in Colo-i-Suva.

Fisherman Fronts Court, Charged With Raping His Granddaughter
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Fisherman Fronts Court, Charged With Raping His Granddaughter

The High Court in Suva has granted time to the State prosecution to file Information and Disclosures in the case of ...

“I Was Sold For Sex” Says 19-Year-Old In High Court Trial
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“I Was Sold For Sex” Says 19-Year-Old In High Court Trial

The complainant said that “Josie” called her and handed her a packet of condoms and told her to follow the iTauk...

Police Murder Accused Ordered To Get Lawyer In Next Hearing
Crime

Police Murder Accused Ordered To Get Lawyer In Next Hearing

Judge Justice Sunil Sharma made the order after he learned that Lalaobouma had not made any arrangements for a legal...

Nausori Businessman Appeals Against Conviction, Sentence For Drug Offence
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Nausori Businessman Appeals Against Conviction, Sentence For Drug Offence

He was sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment with a non-parole period of two years for one count of pos...

Witness Recalls Accused Punching Deceased
Crime

Witness Recalls Accused Punching Deceased

The trial involves Noa Ravutanasau, 35, and Melaci Tikomairarotoga, 25, who appeared before High Court Judge Justice...

Nausori Highlands Murder Accused, Mohammed Isoof Pleads Not Guilty
Crime

Nausori Highlands Murder Accused, Mohammed Isoof Pleads Not Guilty

Mohammed Raheesh Isoof pleaded not guilty to five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder at the High Cou...

Bail Hearing For Mohammed Isoof Vacated
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Bail Hearing For Mohammed Isoof Vacated

The bail hearing for Nausori Highlands Murder accused Mohammed Raheesh Isoof has been vacated for next week at the H...

Colo-i-Suva Homicide Accused Gets Life Sentence for Murder
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Colo-i-Suva Homicide Accused Gets Life Sentence for Murder

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the High Court in Suva after pleading guilty to the mur...

Fuata Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Murder Of Partner, Salanieta Leba
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Fuata Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Murder Of Partner, Salanieta Leba

Suliasi Fuata who murdered his partner in Colo-i-Suva earlier this year has been sentenced to life imprisonment by t...

Oceania Rugby ‘Not Happy’, ‘Unaware’ of Nasilasila Incident
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Oceania Rugby ‘Not Happy’, ‘Unaware’ of Nasilasila Incident

We are extremely disappointed that Nasilasila has been connected with unofficial scrimmage sessions, as we strongly ...

Bail Denied For Alleged Cop Killer
Crime

Bail Denied For Alleged Cop Killer

Accused Lalaobouma also requested for bail on the grounds that he wished to seek forgiveness from the family of the ...

Rapist Uncle Gets 14 Years Plus Jail Time
Crime

Rapist Uncle Gets 14 Years Plus Jail Time

Justice Hamza concurs with assessors’ guilty verdict after reading complainant’s Impact Assessment Report.

Lalauvaki Murder Trial: Accused Denies Using Martial Arts On Victim
Crime

Lalauvaki Murder Trial: Accused Denies Using Martial Arts On Victim

The second accused, Selema Tikoenaburevere, took the witness stand in the murder trial of a 26-year-old in the High ...

4 Remanded For Alleged Robbery At Lautoka High Court
Crime

4 Remanded For Alleged Robbery At Lautoka High Court

Peni Tuilaselase, Manasa Waqa, Mosese Cakau and Togalesi Matarara appeared before Judge Justice Sunil Sharma.

Murder Trial: ‘No CCTV Backup Footage of Alleged Assault’
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Murder Trial: ‘No CCTV Backup Footage of Alleged Assault’

The trial of former Police officers, Kelepi Kolinisau and Selema Tikoenaburevere, continues today.

Murder Trial: Two Former Police Officers Charged With Murder, Trial Continues Today
Crime

Murder Trial: Two Former Police Officers Charged With Murder, Trial Continues Today

Kelepi Kolinisau and Selema Tikoenaburevere are charged in connection with the death of Josua Lalauvaki.

Man Acquitted Of Rape At Labasa High Court
Crime

Man Acquitted Of Rape At Labasa High Court

The High Court in Labasa has acquitted a man who was charged with one count of rape.

32-year-old Woman Has Been Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
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32-year-old Woman Has Been Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

A 32-year-old woman has been sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment by the High Court in Lautoa for one count of m...

Stepdad Gets 15 Years For Rape
Crime

Stepdad Gets 15 Years For Rape

Charged with one count of rape the accused appeared in the High Court in Lautoka before Justice Rangajeeva Wimalasena.

Alleged Drug Case Hearing: Judge Calls For Fixing Of Ho, Epeli
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Alleged Drug Case Hearing: Judge Calls For Fixing Of Ho, Epeli

Justin Ho, 28, and Frederick Epeli, 40, charged with one count each of attempted unlawful exportation of illicit dru...

Lateef Asks Lawyer To Withdraw Bail
Crime

Lateef Asks Lawyer To Withdraw Bail

Lateef had instructed his counsel Filimoni Vosarogo to withdraw his application to review the decision of the Magist...

Judge: Difficult to Understand Why Married Man Turns to Child for Sexual Desires
Crime

Judge: Difficult to Understand Why Married Man Turns to Child for Sexual Desires

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar says it is very difficult to comprehend why a grownup, married man would tur...

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...

Nasilasila Trial Will Proceed, Even In His Absence
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Nasilasila Trial Will Proceed, Even In His Absence

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

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