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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.

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

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
Crime

Nasilasila Trial Will Proceed, Even In His Absence

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

Dentist and Former-NFP Party Candidate Acquitted Of Sexual Offence Charges
Crime

Dentist and Former-NFP Party Candidate Acquitted Of Sexual Offence Charges

There was no evidence of physical resistance from the complainant which creates a reasonable doubt- Justice Thushara...

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 ...

Man Charged With Stabbing Policeman At Nakasi Station, Remanded
Crime

Man Charged With Stabbing Policeman At Nakasi Station, Remanded

Corporal Mani was on duty when the suspect allegedly entered the station and stabbed him on the back of his head and...

The Missing Sisters: Dip Chand And The Lata Sisters
Feature

The Missing Sisters: Dip Chand And The Lata Sisters

It was June 26, 2005 when he took the sisters and is believed to have murdered them on the same day.

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage
Crime

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage

Vasu and Kunatuba are charged with one count of abuse of office each by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corr...

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.

Man Fronts Court For Alleged Attack on Cop
Crime

Man Fronts Court For Alleged Attack on Cop

Veramu Dikidikilati appeared before Magistrate Sufia Humza yesterday charged with one count of act with intent to ca...

Justice Salesi Temo: Get A Lawyer To Represent You
Crime

Justice Salesi Temo: Get A Lawyer To Represent You

Mosese Koroi appeared before Justice Salesi Temo yesterday, charged with the one count of murder of 23-year-old Sein...

Murder Accused Attacked By Family Of The Deceased, At The Suva Court Precinct
Crime, NEWS

Murder Accused Attacked By Family Of The Deceased, At The Suva Court Precinct

After his court hearing yesterday morning, the accused was being led to the cell block when a relative of the deceas...

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...

Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High Court
Crime

Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High Court

It is alleged that Koroi assaulted his pregnant partner at a home in Nasese, Suva.

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.

Man, 25, Gets 15-Year Jail Term For Rape
NEWS

Man, 25, Gets 15-Year Jail Term For Rape

The 25-year-old admitted that on November 2, 2017, he asked the child to come inside his house where he sodomised th...

Taxi Driver Denies Abduction Charge
NEWS

Taxi Driver Denies Abduction Charge

The accused who is facing one count of abduction of a young person under the age of 18 years with intent to have car...

BTL: 05th June, 2019
Between the Lines

BTL: 05th June, 2019

Journalists who have been around for a long time are excited about an event that is happening at the Grand Pacific H...

Two Set To Enter Plea On Joint Charges
NEWS

Two Set To Enter Plea On Joint Charges

It is alleged Epeli and Ho on December 23, 2018, in Nadi, without lawful authority, attempted to export 2015.7 grams...

Trial Date Set For Amenoni Nasilasila Case
NEWS

Trial Date Set For Amenoni Nasilasila Case

Nasilasila, 27, appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar after his case was transferred from the High Court in Lautoka...

Man, 54, Accused Of Raping Granddaughter, 9, In Remand
NEWS

Man, 54, Accused Of Raping Granddaughter, 9, In Remand

The accused appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar on Monday. The accused is charged with one count each of ra...

Man To Appear In Court For Murder Of Asian Woman In Namadi Heights
Crime

Man To Appear In Court For Murder Of Asian Woman In Namadi Heights

The accused has been charged with one count of murder.

‘Cowardly’ Thugs Get 12 Years Jail Time
NEWS

‘Cowardly’ Thugs Get 12 Years Jail Time

On the same day, at Sports City in Suva, Sarai and Koroitamana with others, robbed Roseline Mudaliar of a handbag an...

Courts Will Protect Women From Sexual Violence, Judge To Rapist
NEWS

Courts Will Protect Women From Sexual Violence, Judge To Rapist

In this matter the victim is a German national who came here in 2015 to start a business.

Alleged Drug Trafficker Fails To Make Appearance
NEWS

Alleged Drug Trafficker Fails To Make Appearance

The Police officer, escorting those in remand, said they only brought to court those whose names were submitted to t...

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