Justice Salesi Temo

Retired Military Officer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter
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Retired Military Officer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

Wame Waqavanua was charged with one count of murder of a 23-year-old man in Raiwaqa in November, 2015.

Mother Guilty Of Infanticide
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Mother Guilty Of Infanticide

On March 9, 2017, in Navua, Raceva had suffocated her seven days old baby boy.

Justice Temo  Overturns Unanimous Not Guilty Verdict
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Justice Temo Overturns Unanimous Not Guilty Verdict

While delivering his judgment yesterday morning, Justice Temo said in the 25 years he has been in the judicial syste...

Prosecutor Gets Schooled On Job
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Prosecutor Gets Schooled On Job

It was alleged that on September 11, last year, Ledua Talemaitoga, 18 and Tomasi Tuicakau, 19, robbed the complainan...

Temo Says Pending Cases Should Be Dealt With First
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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 ...

Murder Accused Seeks Move From Temo Court
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Murder Accused Seeks Move From Temo Court

  Lawyer Barbara Malimali made a verbal application, asking for a transfer out of Justice Salesi Temo’s court...

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge
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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge

It is alleged that in 2013 in Namosi, the man had alleg­edly raped the eight-year-old complainant.

Robbers Get 13 Years Sentence
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Robbers Get 13 Years Sentence

  Two men, who were given 13 years sentence with a non-parole period of 12 years for aggravated robbery, were g...

Judge: Don’t Take Law Into Your Hands
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Judge: Don’t Take Law Into Your Hands

A35-year-old diver was told in the High Court in Labasa that he could not resolve matters according to law by taking...

You Deceived, Cheated Your Employers: Temo
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You Deceived, Cheated Your Employers: Temo

In sentencing two women charged with  money laundering, Justice Salesi Temo, told them that they deceived and cheat...

Money Laundering Two Await High Court Fate
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Money Laundering Two Await High Court Fate

Three assessors in the case of two women charged with money laundering involving almost half a million dollars have ...

Victim Recalls Day of Alleged Rape Horror
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Victim Recalls Day of Alleged Rape Horror

The victim of an alleged rape told the High Court in Suva yesterday that the accused held her head and pushed it tow...

Precedent  Setting Ruling Delivered In High Court
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Precedent Setting Ruling Delivered In High Court

The High Court in Suva yesterday ruled in favour of the appeal filed by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corr...

Four Deny Rape, Assault Charges
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Four Deny Rape, Assault Charges

Four men pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and assault with intent to commit rape at the High Court in Suva yest...

 Woman Claims Husband Dared Her
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 Woman Claims Husband Dared Her

    A woman alleged to have murdered her husband at Sakoca, Suva, on No­vember 17, 2016, told the High Co...

Justice Temo Calls In Fiji Times, Wants Accuracy  In Reporting Court
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Justice Temo Calls In Fiji Times, Wants Accuracy In Reporting Court

Suva High Court Judge, Justice Salesi Temo, has raised concerns on the need for the media to report accurately matte...

Lolohea Found Guilty Of Murder
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Lolohea Found Guilty Of Murder

Judgment was delivered by Justice Salesi Temo in the High Court after the guilty verdict of the three assessors. &nb...

Man Acquitted For Nightclub Death Case
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Man Acquitted For Nightclub Death Case

  A man who was charged with causing the death of another man inside a Nausori nightclub on July 5, 2016, was a...

Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence
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Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence

A man jointly charged for the death of another man following a nightclub brawl on July 5, 2016 has pleaded guilty to...

State Lawyer Asks for 25-Year Jail Term
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State Lawyer Asks for 25-Year Jail Term

State lawyer in the case against a 37-year-old man convicted for the murder of his wife has asked for a minimum term...

Jailed For Life For Killing Wife
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Jailed For Life For Killing Wife

Married couples should utilise the Family Court to resolve matrimonial disputes instead of taking matters into their...

Murder Accused Lolohea Seeks Time To Pay Lawyer
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Murder Accused Lolohea Seeks Time To Pay Lawyer

Lawyer Abhay Singh, who is representing murder accused Timoci Tupou Lolohea, requested the High Court in Suva yester...

Kava Farmer Gets 14 Years for Rape And Obtaining Financial Advantage By Fraud
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Kava Farmer Gets 14 Years for Rape And Obtaining Financial Advantage By Fraud

A Taveuni man has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment after the High Court in Labasa found him guilty of one ...

291 Rape Cases Top Crime Cases Pending In Court: Justice Temo
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291 Rape Cases Top Crime Cases Pending In Court: Justice Temo

A call has gone out yet again for extra vigilance by all concerned about the crime of rape in Fiji. And High Court i...

Don’t use mental problem as  an excuse to murder: Temo
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Don’t use mental problem as an excuse to murder: Temo

Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo, while sentencing Livai Lino for the murder of 42-year-old man in Nadi, to...

Trial on for alleged marijuana farmer
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Trial on for alleged marijuana farmer

  A man caught taking a nap on a marijuana farm alleged to be his is on trial at the High Court in Labasa. Acc...

‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Gets 20 Years In Prison For Rape
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‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Gets 20 Years In Prison For Rape

Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo yesterday called Jone Cokanauto “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” before ...

Cokanauto Found Guilty
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Cokanauto Found Guilty

Pastor Jone Cokanauto of Jezreel Lion of Judah has been found guilty of all five counts of rape, four counts of inde...

Lawyers Give Closing Submissions on Cokanauto’s Rape Trial
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Lawyers Give Closing Submissions on Cokanauto’s Rape Trial

State and defence lawyers yesterday filed their closing submissions in the trial of Pastor Jone Cokanauto of the Jez...

Assessors Find Colombian National Not Guilty Of Drug Find
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Assessors Find Colombian National Not Guilty Of Drug Find

Assessors in the retrial of a Colombian national involved in a drug case have found him not guilty of importing illi...

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