Justice Riyaz Hamza

Pre-Trial Conference For Officers On Murder Charges On March 14
NATION, NEWS

Pre-Trial Conference For Officers On Murder Charges On March 14

They allegedly assaulted and murdered remand prisoner, Jone Masirewa, on April 13, 2020.

Man Who Allegedly Attempted To Kill His Son To Take Plea Next Month
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Man Who Allegedly Attempted To Kill His Son To Take Plea Next Month

It is alleged that on September 3, 2022, following a heated argument with his wife in their Namotomoto home in Nadi,...

Bail Ruling For US Alleged Murderer Next Month
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Bail Ruling For US Alleged Murderer Next Month

The accused appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Riyaz Hamza at the High Court in Lautoka yesterday.

Judge Orders Prosecution To Finalise Pretrial Conference Checklist
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Judge Orders Prosecution To Finalise Pretrial Conference Checklist

The deceased was with his family when Buli, who was allegedly heavily intoxicated, started shouting and swearing at ...

Skipper Walks Free, Acquitted Of Rape Charge
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Skipper Walks Free, Acquitted Of Rape Charge

He mentioned the man had testified that the victim had given her consent for them to be together and if it was witho...

Date Set For Pre-Trial Conference Hearing In Navakai Murder Case
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Date Set For Pre-Trial Conference Hearing In Navakai Murder Case

Subanjal Nair represented Rusiate, and Ronald, Roneel Kumar represented Ron Tuivuna while Ravneet Charan represented...

Man From US Charged With The Murder Of Wife Further Remanded
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Man From US Charged With The Murder Of Wife Further Remanded

Mr Singh responded highlighting that he understood what the documents were and said that the State intended to have ...

Have Counsel On Board Next Date, Murder Accused Told
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Have Counsel On Board Next Date, Murder Accused Told

It is alleged that the accused assaulted his daughter’s 19-year-old partner, Saimoni Virai at Vatukacevaceva Villa...

Alleged Motel Rape Victim Cross-Examined By Defence
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Alleged Motel Rape Victim Cross-Examined By Defence

It is alleged that on March 17, 2019, at around 1pm the complainant delivered food for her employer’s two sons who...

Judge Sets Trial Dates For Bangladeshi Charged With Murder
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Judge Sets Trial Dates For Bangladeshi Charged With Murder

The court heard that there would be circumstantial evidence involved in the case and that the state would be calling...

Woman Finally Gets Justice After 27 Years
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Woman Finally Gets Justice After 27 Years

Her stepfather was jailed for raping her between 1987 and 1994; she gave birth to a child fathered by her stepfather

Judge Blasts Rapist For Robbing Girl’s Innocence
Crime & Court

Judge Blasts Rapist For Robbing Girl’s Innocence

Justice Hamza said the victim had referred to the offender as her grandfather, the offender lived with the victim an...

Man Gets Life In Jail For Raping Stepdaughter
Crime & Court

Man Gets Life In Jail For Raping Stepdaughter

He was sentenced to 18 years for each of the six counts of rape and six for the two counts of sexual assault.

Five Fiji Police Officers Charged With Assault Of Naqia Man Plead Not Guilty
Crime & Court

Five Fiji Police Officers Charged With Assault Of Naqia Man Plead Not Guilty

Five suspended Police officers who are alleged to have thrown a 32-year-old man off a bridge in Naqia, Wainibuka, ha...

Woman Who Poured Hot Water On De Facto Partner For Using Her Hair Gel Gets Suspended Sentence
Crime & Court

Woman Who Poured Hot Water On De Facto Partner For Using Her Hair Gel Gets Suspended Sentence

Justice Hamza ordered that the offender receive counselling from the Family Court Counselling Services in Suva and o...

Man Jailed For Assaulting Ex-Wife After Finding Messages From Another Man On Her Phone
Crime & Court

Man Jailed For Assaulting Ex-Wife After Finding Messages From Another Man On Her Phone

He had then accessed her phone and read the messages. He discovered that his ex-wife was having an affair with anoth...

Rapist Uncle Gets 14 Years Plus Jail Time
Crime & Court

Rapist Uncle Gets 14 Years Plus Jail Time

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

Man Acquitted Of Rape At Labasa High Court
Crime & Court

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.

Kadavu Businessman On Murder Charge Granted Bail By High Court
Crime & Court

Kadavu Businessman On Murder Charge Granted Bail By High Court

It is alleged that on December 1, 2018, at Namalata Bay, Kadavu, Vakaloloma recklessly caused the death of Napolioni...

Rape Accused Allegedly Assaulted At Remand Centre
Crime & Court

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 & Court

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."

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