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Fiji Sun Court News – Apr 19
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Fiji Sun Court News – Apr 19

Today Ashna covered the following court proceedings: 1. The High Court in Suva has fixed two weeks for trial in the ...

Man Jailed For Killing Three Months Pregnant Partner
Crime & Court

Man Jailed For Killing Three Months Pregnant Partner

Mosese Koroi Sigabalavu appeared before Justice Salesi Temo at the High Court in Suva yesterday for his sentence .

 Man Up And Face Consequences: Judge Temo To Man Evading Court
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 Man Up And Face Consequences: Judge Temo To Man Evading Court

“You commit a crime, you must be man enough to turn up to court and face the consequences.

Navua Murder Accused Appears In High Court
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Navua Murder Accused Appears In High Court

On February 6, at Viwawa in Navua, Kiko allegedly assaulted the deceased with a metal pipe, dragged the deceased to ...

Justice Temo Praises Marijuana Farmer For Co-operating With Police, Jails Him To 11 Years
Crime & Court

Justice Temo Praises Marijuana Farmer For Co-operating With Police, Jails Him To 11 Years

Court heard the farmer earned between $500 to $600 weekly from marijuana.

Bail For An Alleged Rapist Extended
Crime & Court

Bail For An Alleged Rapist Extended

The court heard that the accused would be giving evidence during the trial.

Alleged Wife Murderer Denied Bail
Crime & Court

Alleged Wife Murderer Denied Bail

It is alleged that Koroi murdered his 28-year-old wife, Adi Waidru at Naqara, Waima, in Vunidawa, Naitasiri on May 1...

Murder Accused Told To Seek FCS Approval To Get New Sim
Crime & Court

Murder Accused Told To Seek FCS Approval To Get New Sim

The Chinese national accused of murdering a woman has been told that he can seek the Fiji Corrections Service Commis...

Naimawi Guilty Of Murdering Wife, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Naimawi Guilty Of Murdering Wife, Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Judge Justice Salesi Temo has ordered Jekope Naimawi to serve a minimum term of 18 years before a pardon may be cons...

Man Who Raped His Wife With A Body Spray Bottle Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Man Who Raped His Wife With A Body Spray Bottle Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment

The court heard that according to the victim, her mother-in-law began to speak ill of her to others, and the offende...

Murder Accused Carried Wife Like A Dead Pig, Court Hears
Crime & Court

Murder Accused Carried Wife Like A Dead Pig, Court Hears

She told the court that after some time while drinking, Naimawi and his wife had a fight and she saw Naimawi took th...

Naitasiri Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Wife
Crime & Court

Naitasiri Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Wife

It is alleged that Koroi murdered his 28-year-old wife, Adi Waidru at Naqara, Waima, in Vunidawa, Naitasiri, on May ...

‘I Am The Boss Of Your Body’, Father Tells Daughter During Rape, Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail
Crime & Court

‘I Am The Boss Of Your Body’, Father Tells Daughter During Rape, Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail

Justice Temo told the man that as a father, he was supposed to look after her, care for her and guide her to become ...

Fiji’s Acting Chief Justice Says High Court Judges Order Was Invalid
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Fiji’s Acting Chief Justice Says High Court Judges Order Was Invalid

“He (Justice Temo) did so without consulting my office in any respect and my office became aware of his reviewing ...

Court Quashes Sentence And Conviction Of Student Caught Dating During COVID-19 Restrictions
Crime & Court

Court Quashes Sentence And Conviction Of Student Caught Dating During COVID-19 Restrictions

“For a young 19-year-old second-year University of the South Pacific student (USP), with no previous conviction, t...

Fiji High Court Judge Quashes 49 Cases On Social Gathering Sentences
Crime & Court

Fiji High Court Judge Quashes 49 Cases On Social Gathering Sentences

He ruled that penalties dished out by Magistrates Courts were cruel, inhumane, degrading and, or disproportionately ...

Kadavu Man Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment For Possession Of 15 Kilograms Of Marijuana
Crime & Court

Kadavu Man Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment For Possession Of 15 Kilograms Of Marijuana

On July 20, 2018, at Suva, Siva without lawful authority was found in possession of an illicit drug namely cannabis ...

Father Who Allegedly Killed 4 Month Old Baby Daughter Further Remanded
Crime & Court

Father Who Allegedly Killed 4 Month Old Baby Daughter Further Remanded

Kunawave is charged with the murder of his daughter. He is alleged to have seriously injured his daughter, resulting...

Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter
Crime & Court

Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter

Justice Goundar granted 14 days to the prosecution and transferred the matter to be heard and for trial before Judge...

Justice Temo Labels Robbery Trio As  Cowardly Attackers, Sentences Them To 12 And 13 Years Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Justice Temo Labels Robbery Trio As Cowardly Attackers, Sentences Them To 12 And 13 Years Imprisonment

They then entered into the house of the third complainant as trespassers. They stole pairs of canvas valued at $700.

Justice Salesi Temo: Get A Lawyer To Represent You
Crime & Court

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...

Court Remands Accused Charged With Aggravated Sexual Servitude And Domestic Trafficking In Children
Crime & Court

Court Remands Accused Charged With Aggravated Sexual Servitude And Domestic Trafficking In Children

Werelagi’s lawyer from the Legal Aid Commission, Lavenia David, told the court that the accused had arranged his s...

Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Being Thrown Out
Crime & Court

Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Being Thrown Out

Justice Temo questioned the prosecutor how and why the evidence was destroyed.

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

Fiji High Court Judge Slams Society for Heinous Crime
NATION

Fiji High Court Judge Slams Society for Heinous Crime

I am getting tired of punishing people who are found guilty of raping children, Justice Temo adds.

‘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...

Justice Temo says courts will continue to pass long prison sentences
NEWS

Justice Temo says courts will continue to pass long prison sentences

Justice Temo made the remarks on Friday when he jailed a 36-year-old man from Ovalau for raping his eight-year old n...

Salesi Temo: Families Lived In Fear Of Their Lives At Raiwai
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Salesi Temo: Families Lived In Fear Of Their Lives At Raiwai

Rokosawa was locked at the Raiwaqa Police Station and taken to CWM Hospital for medical examination and treatment.

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