Justice Riyaz Hamza

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.

Rape Accused Allegedly Assaulted At Remand Centre
Crime

Rape Accused Allegedly Assaulted At Remand Centre

Ms Ratidara told the court that the accused was allegedly assaulted at the Suva Remand Centre in the past few days.

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...

Woman Fronts Court For Allegedly Hitting Partner With Timber
NEWS

Woman Fronts Court For Allegedly Hitting Partner With Timber

She is alleged to have hit her de facto partner with a piece of timber twice on his head.

36-year-old  allegedly stabs cousin
NATION

36-year-old allegedly stabs cousin

He is charged with one count of act with intent to cause grievous harm.

Sisters to take plea next month
NATION

Sisters to take plea next month

The two were alleged to have facilitated the travel of 17 Fijian citizens who were exploited and became victims of h...

Makereta Fuata Gives Evidence In Arya Trial
NEWS

Makereta Fuata Gives Evidence In Arya Trial

Arya is represented by lawyer Vijay Maharaj and Queens Counsel Gregory Woods.

Pastor’s Son Granted Bail By High Court
NEWS

Pastor’s Son Granted Bail By High Court

Meli Kenawai is charged with three counts of rape, three counts of attempted rape and three counts of sexual assault.

Iferemi Vasu, Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Set For July
NEWS

Iferemi Vasu, Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Set For July

The two appeared before Justice Riyaz Hamza. They deny one charge of abuse of office each by the Fiji Independent Co...

Dates Set For Kamlesh Arya’s Trial
NEWS

Dates Set For Kamlesh Arya’s Trial

"Arya is facing one count each of abuse of office and general dishonesty causing a loss."

Child Rapist, 37, Found Guilty
NATION

Child Rapist, 37, Found Guilty

Victim, 3, was bribed with a chewing gum to allow the man to perform the sexual act on her. The man was known to the...

Uncle Denies Raping Nephew
NATION

Uncle Denies Raping Nephew

An uncle accused of committing an unnatural offence and raping his nephew has pleaded not guilty to all five charges...

Judges Denies Former Head Teacher Bail, Accused Of Rape
NATION

Judges Denies Former Head Teacher Bail, Accused Of Rape

High Court judge Justice Riyaz Hamza refused to grant bail for a former head teacher because the offences he alleged...

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...

13-Year Jail Term For Rape Of Niece
NATION

13-Year Jail Term For Rape Of Niece

  By your shameful act you have robbed the innocence of a 17-year-old child who is your niece, a High Court jud...

High Court Acquits Man Of Rape
NATION

High Court Acquits Man Of Rape

  A 31-year-old man was acquitted in the High Court in Suva on Tuesday after he was found not guilty by Justice...

Justice Hamza refuses motion in Ganesh Chand case
NATION

Justice Hamza refuses motion in Ganesh Chand case

Suva High Court Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza yesterday refused the notice of motion submitted by counsel for former Fij...

Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial
NEWS

Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial

Two of the three assessors in the Suva High Court yesterday found a 31-year-old man not guilty of allegedly raping h...

Relative Testifies In Rape Trial
NATION

Relative Testifies In Rape Trial

  The relative of a 25-year-old male rape victim told the High Court in Suva yesterday that they were drinking ...

High Court Orders Medical Review
NATION

High Court Orders Medical Review

The High Court in Suva is­sued an order on Monday for a medical review for a man charged with robbing the Western U...

State Counsel to Man Convicted of Rape: You’re Old But What You Did Will Haunt Her
NATION

State Counsel to Man Convicted of Rape: You’re Old But What You Did Will Haunt Her

The State Counsel in the case against a 71-year-old Tailevu man convicted of raping his 13-year-old grandniece told ...

Uncle Gets 11 Years For Raping Nine-Year-Old Niece
NATION

Uncle Gets 11 Years For Raping Nine-Year-Old Niece

Being her granduncle, you should have protected her. Instead, you have breached the trust expected from you and the ...

Man, 49, Convicted Of Rape, Sex Assault
NATION

Man, 49, Convicted Of Rape, Sex Assault

A 49-year-old man was found guilty and con­victed of one count of rape and one count of sexu­al assault yesterday ...

Man ordered to sign a fresh bail form
NEWS

Man ordered to sign a fresh bail form

A 33-year-old man, who is charged with one count of act with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, was ordered to si...

Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge
NATION

Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge

A couple charged with the murder of a casual worker of Vatuwaqa were further remanded by the High Court in Suva yest...

Man Gets Three Years, Four Months Sexual Assault Of Girl, 3
NEWS

Man Gets Three Years, Four Months Sexual Assault Of Girl, 3

High Court in Suva judge, Justice Riyaz Hamza said the sexual assault of children by close family members manipulate...

Judgement in eggplant rape  case to be delivered today
NATION

Judgement in eggplant rape case to be delivered today

Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza will deliver his judgement later today for a man charged for raping his ex-wife with an eg...

Become Trusted Lawyers: Gates
NATION

Become Trusted Lawyers: Gates

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Law (SOL) held the grand finale of its Mooting Competition a...

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