Justice Salesi Temo

Residents Happy Rapist / Murderer Imprisoned
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Residents Happy Rapist / Murderer Imprisoned

There is joy and optimism among the residents of Vunibuabua and Lepanoni settlements in Deuba this week. They are re...

Court Hears of Colanaudolu’s  Alleged Murder Confession
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Court Hears of Colanaudolu’s Alleged Murder Confession

A detective has told the High Court in Suva of the alleged confession made by Josua Colanaudolu, who is on trial for...

Three Women Recall Horrific  Moments In Alleged Rape
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Three Women Recall Horrific Moments In Alleged Rape

Three victims gave evidence in the High Court in Suva yesterday, in the trial for murder, multiple rape and abductio...

Kumar Pleads Not Guilty To Disabling
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Kumar Pleads Not Guilty To Disabling

A 38-year-old man pleaded not guilty to one count of disabling in order to commit an offence. The matter was called ...

2 charged with Manslaughter further remanded
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2 charged with Manslaughter further remanded

  Two men charged for the manslaughter of a 23-year-old man have been further remanded by the High Court in Suv...

Judge Slams Cop After Man In Custody Escapes
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Judge Slams Cop After Man In Custody Escapes

A judge told a Police officer yesterday that if he was the officer’s superior he would have sacked him because he ...

Woman Accused of Burning Partner to Death Faces Court
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Woman Accused of Burning Partner to Death Faces Court

  Justice Salesi Temo heard that the woman who allegedly burned her de facto husband, causing his death, had fi...

Nauru Man, 22, Gets Three Years Jail for Manslaughter
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Nauru Man, 22, Gets Three Years Jail for Manslaughter

The sentence “…is designed to punish you… and “…to protect the community from violent offenders…” a Hi...

Naidu Guilty of Murder, Robbery
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Naidu Guilty of Murder, Robbery

A judge has overturned the assessors’ decision and found Sudesh Mani Naidu, 44, guilty of murder and robbery. Naid...

Rape Accused Bailed With Strict Conditions
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Rape Accused Bailed With Strict Conditions

A 53-year-old man has been charged for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl during a drinking party at his house in ...

Man Remanded For Alleged Rape, Theft
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Man Remanded For Alleged Rape, Theft

A 20-year-old man was remanded in custody by the High Court in Labasa yesterday. Tabaiwalu John Pickering charged wi...

Father Gets 16 Years For Raping Daughter
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Father Gets 16 Years For Raping Daughter

The court heard that the man raped her six times A father from the Cakaudrove province was yesterday sentenced by th...

A-G: Lack of Mentoring In Fraternity
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A-G: Lack of Mentoring In Fraternity

A lack of mentoring in the legal fraternity, mostly within private practice, has been noted. And, High Court Judge ...

26-year-old Admits To Drug Cultivation
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26-year-old Admits To Drug Cultivation

A 26-year-old man yesterday pleaded guilty in the High Court to unlawful cultivation of illicit drug. Isikeli Naqau ...

Rawat Jailed For Life
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Rawat Jailed For Life

A 28-year-old man was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 17 years which he has to serve...

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...

Vasuturaga Gets Life imprisonment
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Vasuturaga Gets Life imprisonment

Justice Salesi Temo handed down a mandatory 21 years imprisonment before he could be considered for a presidential p...

Prosecutor Asks To Move Drug Case To Lower Court
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Prosecutor Asks To Move Drug Case To Lower Court

The prosecution yesterday requested the High Court of Suva to move the case of a woman charged with the importation ...

22-Year-Old Found Guilty Of Murder
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22-Year-Old Found Guilty Of Murder

A 22-year-old man was convicted yesterday of murder and will be sentenced today at the Suva High Court. Livai Kaivit...

No Right-Thinking Man Would Rape His Granddaughter: Judge
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No Right-Thinking Man Would Rape His Granddaughter: Judge

A High Court judge in Suva told a 67-year-old grandfather yesterday that he did the unthinkable when he raped his gr...

Murder Accused’s Lawyer Told: Liaise With ODPP Before Trial
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Murder Accused’s Lawyer Told: Liaise With ODPP Before Trial

  Defence lawyer of Deuba rape and murder accused Josua Colanaudolu has been asked by High Court in Suva to lia...

Kadavu Farmer Gets 13 Years In Jail
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Kadavu Farmer Gets 13 Years In Jail

A 48-year-old farmer of Kadavu has been sentenced to 13 years imprisonment by the High Court in Suva for unlawful cu...

13 Years For Raping Daughters
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13 Years For Raping Daughters

  A father’s responsibility is to protect and look after his daughters well and not sexually abuse them, said...

Carpenter Cops 10 Years For Raping Nephews
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Carpenter Cops 10 Years For Raping Nephews

A 50-year-old carpenter has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for rape and sexual assault charges against his three...

Colanaudolu Faces 2012 Rape Charge
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Colanaudolu Faces 2012 Rape Charge

A 39-year-old security officer charged with the rape of an 18-year-old girl in 2012 has been remanded in custody. Jo...

12 Years For Robbery
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12 Years For Robbery

A man charged with one count of aggravated robbery has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment. Jekesoni Vuli appear...

Vuli Guilty For Aggravated Assault
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Vuli Guilty For Aggravated Assault

A man charged with aggravated robbery was found guilty by Justice Salesi Temo at the High Court in Suva yesterday. T...

Nalawa Found Guilty Of Raping Nakasi Girl
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Nalawa Found Guilty Of Raping Nakasi Girl

People who rape children are cowards. A person who attacks a child is a coward, High Court Judge, Justice Salesi Tem...

Nakasi Rape Accused Refutes Allegations
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Nakasi Rape Accused Refutes Allegations

He alleges he was assaulted, threatened and forced to admit offence by Police during caution interview   The 31...

Cokanauto’s Plea Rejected
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Cokanauto’s Plea Rejected

  The State yesterday objected to the bail variation of a 54-year-old church pastor facing charges in relation ...

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