Justice Thushara Rajasinghe

Pair To Be Sentenced For Burglary, Theft On November 20
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Pair To Be Sentenced For Burglary, Theft On November 20

The alleged offences took place on September 15, 2019, in Suva. Both men have pleaded guilty to the offences.

Fuata Pleads Guilty To The Murder Of Salanieta Leaba
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Fuata Pleads Guilty To The Murder Of Salanieta Leaba

Suliasi Fuata appeared before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe at the High Court in Suva yesterday.

Judge Rules Case to Answer in Rape Trial Against 66-Year-Old Man
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Judge Rules Case to Answer in Rape Trial Against 66-Year-Old Man

The accused was initially charged with seven counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault. However, Justice Raja...

Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Cop Remanded
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Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Cop Remanded

The Police officer, Corporal Manoj Mani, sustained serious injuries after he was allegedly stabbed.

Lawyer Files No Case to Answer Application
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Lawyer Files No Case to Answer Application

While giving his submission, Mr Sharma told the court that the evidence in the case was not clear on each of the cou...

Plea Deferred For 21 Year Old Man Charged With Murder Of 19 Year Old Partner
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Plea Deferred For 21 Year Old Man Charged With Murder Of 19 Year Old Partner

It is alleged that Fuata on June 28, 2019, at Colo-i-Suva, murdered Salanieta Leba.

Suspended Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Fraud Charges
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Suspended Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Fraud Charges

Khan was represented by lawyer Devanesh Sharma from R Patel Lawyers. FICAC was represented by acting deputy commissi...

Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November
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Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November

It is alleged that Deve on March 4, 2018, in Naikorokoro Village in Levuka, Ovalau, allegedly assaulted his 21-year-...

Man Charged With Stabbing Policeman At Nakasi Station, Remanded
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Man Charged With Stabbing Policeman At Nakasi Station, Remanded

Corporal Mani was on duty when the suspect allegedly entered the station and stabbed him on the back of his head and...

Lawyer’s Boss Not Aware Of Counsel Lawyer Practising Without Licence
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Lawyer’s Boss Not Aware Of Counsel Lawyer Practising Without Licence

Mr Kilakila told the court that Mr Ravuniwa did not have a valid practicing certificate since February, 2017.

Lawyer Under Spotlight For Allegedly Practising Without Valid Certificate
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Lawyer Under Spotlight For Allegedly Practising Without Valid Certificate

Justice Rajasinghe said that he had informed the Chief Registrar on the conduct of Mr Ravuniwa and requested for an ...

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor
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Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor

Tulavu is charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Prosecution To Call 5 Witnesses In Attempted Murder Trial
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Prosecution To Call 5 Witnesses In Attempted Murder Trial

Padyachi’s trial will start on October 7 and conclude on October 11.

Judge Discharges Man On Aggravated Robbery Charge
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Judge Discharges Man On Aggravated Robbery Charge

This is after the ODPP prosecutor Shirley Tivao filed a nolle prosequi (a formal notice to discontinue or dismiss le...

Psychiatric Evaluation Sought For Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Cop
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Psychiatric Evaluation Sought For Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Cop

Corporal Mani was on duty when the suspect allegedly entered the station and stabbed the officer on the back of his ...

State Discontinues Case Against Accused Woman
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State Discontinues Case Against Accused Woman

However, the prosecution is proceeding with the case against Rajat Maharaj and Biren Lal, who were McGoon’s co-acc...

Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife
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Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife

On December 14, 2015 at Nadi, Sahib murdered his wife Maureen Yashmin Nisha by stabbing her eight to nine times on h...

Judge Grills Chef Over Rape
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Judge Grills Chef Over Rape

“You have abused your position and her vulnerability as a trainee chef who worked under you by forcing her to drin...

Fiji Court Toilet Romp: Police Officers Stood Down
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Fiji Court Toilet Romp: Police Officers Stood Down

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the investigations were being conducted by their Internal Affairs Unit after a ...

Radio Announcer Remanded Awaiting Bail Ruling
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Radio Announcer Remanded Awaiting Bail Ruling

Ms Taake was rushed to the CWM Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Retrial for Murder Order by Court of Appeal
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Retrial for Murder Order by Court of Appeal

In court, the defence counsel told the court that the accused had wished to file an affidavit for two proposed suita...

Church Pastor Charged With Rape To Appear Before Justice Goundar
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Church Pastor Charged With Rape To Appear Before Justice Goundar

Pastor Ravinesh Chand is charged with three counts of rape and one count each of sexual assault and indecent assault.

Amenoni Nasilasila Appears For Trial in Suva
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Amenoni Nasilasila Appears For Trial in Suva

He is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman from Olosara, Sigatoka, on December 22, last year.

Rajasinghe Revokes Bail For Accused
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Rajasinghe Revokes Bail For Accused

Bueta’s bail and remanded him in custody along with Bueta’s co-accused Molitoni Vunivavalagi, 27.

DPP, Defence Lawyer To Sort Pre-Trial Matters
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DPP, Defence Lawyer To Sort Pre-Trial Matters

It is alleged that on January 25, Ratuloaloa offered the school student a ride and took her to Lakena Irrigation Roa...

Represent Yourselves Or Get New Lawyer, Cypriots Told
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Represent Yourselves Or Get New Lawyer, Cypriots Told

"This was after their lawyer, Aman Ravindra-Singh, failed to appear in court when their case was called yesterday at...

Man Accused Of Raping Two Boys Remains In Custody
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Man Accused Of Raping Two Boys Remains In Custody

The complainants in the matter are two boys aged 16 and 17.

2 People, 2 Different Cases, Both Covicted For Rape Get Maximum Sentences
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2 People, 2 Different Cases, Both Covicted For Rape Get Maximum Sentences

Two judges, in two separate rape cases, delivered maximum sentences this week in cases involving victims who were th...

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