High Court

High Court Orders Education Ministry To Run Vatuvonu SDA College
NEWS

High Court Orders Education Ministry To Run Vatuvonu SDA College

The College trustee’s decision to charge a fee, financially burdening communities that once received the same educ...

Church Pastor Charged With Rape To Appear Before Justice Goundar
NEWS

Church Pastor Charged With Rape To Appear Before Justice Goundar

Pastor Ravinesh Chand is charged with three counts of rape and one count each of sexual assault and indecent assault.

Former Fiji Airways Flight Attendant Appears In Drug Case
NEWS

Former Fiji Airways Flight Attendant Appears In Drug Case

It was alleged that the accused was involved in the transportation of illicit substances onboard our national carrier.

End Of An Era, Salute To The Former Chief Justice
Opinion

End Of An Era, Salute To The Former Chief Justice

Few outsiders have spent the best part of four decades in the service of the State and even fewer have headed the Ju...

Villager On Remand, Magistrates, High Court To Hear Cases
NEWS

Villager On Remand, Magistrates, High Court To Hear Cases

A36-year-old man of Kadavu facing charges of allegedly sexually abusing three boys has been remanded in custody by t...

High Court Amendment Bill 2019 Passed
NEWS

High Court Amendment Bill 2019 Passed

He had earlier said that the Amendment Bill had the potential to increase the number of judges and therefore extend ...

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...

Man Charged With Rape Of Two Boys Further Remanded
NEWS

Man Charged With Rape Of Two Boys Further Remanded

It is alleged that in 2017, the accused allegedly raped two boys in Nasinu.

Man Admits Grievous Harm Charge
NEWS

Man Admits Grievous Harm Charge

On November 7, 2018, Saulekaleka in Nasinu with intent to cause grievous harm, unlawfully attempted to strike the co...

Man On Domestic Trafficking In Children Case Denied Bail
NEWS

Man On Domestic Trafficking In Children Case Denied Bail

He said the bail was denied because of the seriousness of the offences and that the accused had 10 previous convicti...

Woman, Partner Appear For Alleged Murder Of Two-Year-Old Infant
NEWS

Woman, Partner Appear For Alleged Murder Of Two-Year-Old Infant

Christopher Narayan, 28 and Louisa Maria Kumar, 20, appeared before Magistrate Sufia Hamza yesterday.

Represent Yourselves Or Get New Lawyer, Cypriots Told
NEWS

Represent Yourselves Or Get New Lawyer, Cypriots Told

"This was after their lawyer, Aman Ravindra-Singh, failed to appear in court when their case was called yesterday at...

Take Medicine, Rape Accused Cautioned
NEWS

Take Medicine, Rape Accused Cautioned

The Nasinu man appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday charged with one count of unlawful wounding and one ...

Man Denies Raping His Wife
NEWS

Man Denies Raping His Wife

The accused is alleged to have raped his wife on February 2, 2019, in Nasinu.

4-Year Jail Term For Robbing Employer
NATION

4-Year Jail Term For Robbing Employer

Armed with a cane knife Timoci Tikina threatened an employee to hand over the money till and his phone. The till had...

Man Charged With Sexual Offences Has Pending Cases
NEWS

Man Charged With Sexual Offences Has Pending Cases

The court also heard that the accused had been evading Police since the time of the incident, and the matter was of ...

Top Doctor, A-G Ordered To Pay Woman
NEWS

Top Doctor, A-G Ordered To Pay Woman

It was found by court that the defendants failed to carry out thorough investigations before informing the plaintiff...

Temo Says Pending Cases Should Be Dealt With First
NATION

Temo Says Pending Cases Should Be Dealt With First

  A 31-year-old man who has several pending matters before the Nasinu and Suva magistrates courts was remanded ...

41 Year Old Man Found Guilty of Rape
NEWS

41 Year Old Man Found Guilty of Rape

The complainant in the matter was nine-years-old at the time of the offence. The incident had occurred between Decem...

Trial Begins For Uncle Who  Allegedly Committed Unnatural Offence
NATION

Trial Begins For Uncle Who Allegedly Committed Unnatural Offence

  The trial of a 28-year-old man, who is charged with one count of unnatural offence, one count of assault with...

Maqbool Pursues Goal To Be A Lawyer, Age No Barrier
NATION

Maqbool Pursues Goal To Be A Lawyer, Age No Barrier

  Age is no barrier when you set your heart on accom­plishing your goals. And apart from a strong will to work...

Duo Found Guilty Of Rape
NATION

Duo Found Guilty Of Rape

Two men each charged with one count of rape were found guilty and convicted by the High Court of Lautoka on Monday. ...

Man In Domestic Violence Case Bailed
NATION

Man In Domestic Violence Case Bailed

A welder of Naitasiri, charged with one count of domestic violence, was granted bail by the High Court in Suva yeste...

Judge Blasts Lawyer Over Behaviour
NATION

Judge Blasts Lawyer Over Behaviour

A defence lawyer’s behaviour was described by a High Court judge on Thursday as unprofessional. Justice Paul Madig...

SODELPA Candidate Denies Contempt Of Court Charge
NATION

SODELPA Candidate Denies Contempt Of Court Charge

SODELPA candidate for the 2018 General Election Anirudh Sharma pleaded not guilty to a contempt of court charge in t...

Rabuka Acquitted In High Court Appeal
NEWS

Rabuka Acquitted In High Court Appeal

Chief Justice Anthony Gates has dismissed the appeal filed by the Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption cha...

Information, disclosures filed in manslaughter case
NATION

Information, disclosures filed in manslaughter case

Information and disclosures have been filed in the High Court in Suva in the case of a man who allegedly caused the ...

Man Facing Sexual Related Charges Further Remanded
NATION

Man Facing Sexual Related Charges Further Remanded

  A 37-year-old man of Suva charged with sexual related offences yesterday was further remanded in custody. The...

14 Years, 7-Year Jail Terms For Robbers
NATION

14 Years, 7-Year Jail Terms For Robbers

Two men charged for aggravated robbery were sentenced by the High Court in Suva yes­terday. Asesela Niubasaga and S...

Court Set to Decide on Refund of $5000
NATION

Court Set to Decide on Refund of $5000

The High Court in Suva is to decide whether it will re­lease the bail bond for Suva businessman Benjamin Pa­darath...

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