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Tikoca Defence Objects To New Witness Bid By Prosecution
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Tikoca Defence Objects To New Witness Bid By Prosecution

  The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) lawyer, Rashmi Aslam, told the court yesterday tha...

Tikoca Takes Stand In Trial
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Tikoca Takes Stand In Trial

  Ratu Isoa Tikoca told the court yesterday that Minister for Defence, National Security and Immigration, Ratu ...

Australian Citizen To Be Sentenced Later This Month
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Australian Citizen To Be Sentenced Later This Month

A 47-year-old Australian citizen appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with assault causing actu...

90,224 Kina Spent On Tikoca’s Son, Defence Argues
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90,224 Kina Spent On Tikoca’s Son, Defence Argues

The total cost that suspended Opposition Parliamentarian Isoa Tikoca spent on his son was 90,224 kina (F$59,972.42 a...

8 1/2 years for Aggravated Robbery of $50
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8 1/2 years for Aggravated Robbery of $50

A Suva Magistrate told a teenager charged with aggravated robbery that it is an indictable offence. Magistrate Jioj...

Defence Disputes Amount Paid by Tikoca
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Defence Disputes Amount Paid by Tikoca

The trial against suspended Opposition parliamentarian, Isoa Tikoca, continued yesterday in the Suva Magistrates Cou...

Court Briefs
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Court Briefs

8 years for attempted  robbery Public service drivers provide an important service to the community and need to be ...

Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Assaulting Police Officer
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Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Assaulting Police Officer

  A 23-year-old man appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly assaulting a Police office...

Arya’s Plea Deferred Next Month
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Arya’s Plea Deferred Next Month

  The Registrar of the University of Fiji, Kamlesh Arya, will take a plea next month. Arya is charged with one ...

Court Issues Subpoena For Minister Ratu Inoke
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Court Issues Subpoena For Minister Ratu Inoke

  The Minister for Defence Ratu Inoke Kubuabola will be subpoenaed to appear as a witness in the trial of suspe...

Rape Accused Creates Courtroom Drama
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Rape Accused Creates Courtroom Drama

Magistrate Waleen George told the accused that in her six years as a Magistrate, he was the most difficult that she ...

30-Year-Old Admits To Unlawful Possession Of Illicit Drugs
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30-Year-Old Admits To Unlawful Possession Of Illicit Drugs

  A 30-year-old man from Vesivesi Road in Kinoya was given a bound over in the sum of $500 by the Suva Magistr...

Magistrate to Decide on Bulitavu’s Case
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Magistrate to Decide on Bulitavu’s Case

Defence lawyer had requested for an early trial date because this matter has been pending in court for the past five...

Medical Student Granted Bail
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Medical Student Granted Bail

A 19-year-old Fiji National University medical student who fronted court yesterday for allgedly receiving stolen pro...

‘Wanted’ Woman Fronts Court
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‘Wanted’ Woman Fronts Court

A 20-year-old woman who has been on the Police Wanted List for some time appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yest...

Special Constable,  Two Others On  Robbery Charge
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Special Constable, Two Others On Robbery Charge

  A Police special constable charged for alleged aggravated robbery appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yes...

Two Deny FICAC Fraud Charges
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Two Deny FICAC Fraud Charges

  Two man charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday pleaded not guilty to the cha...

Vuniwaqa Launches First REACH Bus
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Vuniwaqa Launches First REACH Bus

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday launched Fiji’s first mobile off...

Man Who Rapes Girl, 8, Get 12 Years
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Man Who Rapes Girl, 8, Get 12 Years

The High Court in Suva yesterday sentenced a 24-year-old man to 12 years imprisonment for raping an 8-year-old girl....

Man Admits Threat To His Father
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Man Admits Threat To His Father

  A 23-year-old man charged for a count each of criminal intimidation, indecently annoying a person and damagin...

Former Teacher Turns Writer
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Former Teacher Turns Writer

  Former teacher, Uttra Gurdayal, found her passion for writing after her retirement. The 66-year-old author sh...

Raitekiteki Jailed For 17 Years
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Raitekiteki Jailed For 17 Years

  A 22-year-old man who violently assaulted, raped and robbed 74-year-old woman last year was jailed for 17 ye...

Former Teacher Turns Writer
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Former Teacher Turns Writer

Former teacher, Uttra Gurdayal, found her passion for writing after her retirement. The 66-year-old author shared he...

Manslaughter Accused Applies For Bail Variation
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Manslaughter Accused Applies For Bail Variation

A man charged with manslaughter yesterday applied for a bail variation in the High Court of Suva. Defence lawyer Tal...

Bail Ruling Today For Drugs Accused
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Bail Ruling Today For Drugs Accused

The ruling on a bail application for two men who appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with two c...

Businessman  Faces $1.2m  Fraud Charges
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Businessman Faces $1.2m Fraud Charges

A businessman appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with a count each of obtaining property by de...

Fraud’ Vinend Kumar Gets Life In Jail
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Fraud’ Vinend Kumar Gets Life In Jail

Justice Salesi Temo said that murder and attempted rape accused, Vinend Kumar, was nothing but a fraud. Justice Temo...

Man Gets 13 Years For Raping 7-year-Old
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Man Gets 13 Years For Raping 7-year-Old

  A 53-year-old man has been sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for raping a seven-year-old girl. Serupepeli Bo...

Man Found Guilty Of  Attempted Rape And Murder
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Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Rape And Murder

A 29-year-old man has been found guilty for a count each of attempted rape and murder by Suva Judge Justice Salesi...

Naidu’s Bail Ruling To Be Given Today
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Naidu’s Bail Ruling To Be Given Today

  Nasinu Magistrate Charles Ratakele will deliver his bail ruling today for Sanjay Naidu who is charged with ra...

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