Justice Vincent Perera

Year 12 Student Granted Bail With Strict Conditions
Crime & Court

Year 12 Student Granted Bail With Strict Conditions

The court heard that Rahul Kumar, with intent to do grievous harm to Hari Lal, unlawfully wounded him by punching.

Man Allegedly Killed Brother Over Dhal Bowl
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Man Allegedly Killed Brother Over Dhal Bowl

The trial of a 39-year-old man charged with the manslaughter of his brother over a bowl of dhal started at the High ...

Parents Acquitted Of Manslaughter Charge
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Parents Acquitted Of Manslaughter Charge

I thank God, says mother, after court case begun two years ago It was bitter sweet victory for parents charged with ...

Pathologist Confirms Blood Clot, Pus Collection In Deceased’s Lungs
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Pathologist Confirms Blood Clot, Pus Collection In Deceased’s Lungs

The pathologist report in a couple’s manslaughter trial revealed that their 22-month-old son died due to a blood c...

Trial Over Death Of Baby Starts
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Trial Over Death Of Baby Starts

The trial of a couple charged with a count each of manslaughter started yesterday in High Court in Suva. It is alleg...

Girl, 15, tells of alleged rape
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Girl, 15, tells of alleged rape

Emotional mother backs daughter’s claims   A 15-year-old girl gave an account at the High Court in Suva yeste...

Uncle Jailed Four Years, Six Months
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Uncle Jailed Four Years, Six Months

  A 23-year-old man who sexually assaulted his four-year-old niece was sentenced to four years and six months ...

Trial Date Set For Man Charged With  Aggravated Robbery
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Trial Date Set For Man Charged With Aggravated Robbery

  The trial date has been set for a 32-year-old man charged with aggravated robbery. The matter was called befo...

Dukubure Gets 3 Years, 8 Months For Drug Cultivation
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Dukubure Gets 3 Years, 8 Months For Drug Cultivation

A High Court in Suva judge sentenced a 45-year-old man to three years and eight months imprisonment for unlawful cul...

Ali’s Bail Ruling After Next Week
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Ali’s Bail Ruling After Next Week

A High Court in Suva judge will deliver his bail ruling on April 26 for a man charged with the murder of his de-fact...

Victim Tells Of Being Drugged, Raped
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Victim Tells Of Being Drugged, Raped

A 21-year-old woman told the court yesterday of how she was drugged and raped by three men. The victim, in answering...

Man Gets 13 years And 9 Months For Rape
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Man Gets 13 years And 9 Months For Rape

A 64-year-old man has been jailed for 13 years and nine months by the High Court in Suva for raping his 17-year-old ...

Rotuman Man, 64, Guilty Of Rape
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Rotuman Man, 64, Guilty Of Rape

  A 64-year-old farmer of Rotuma was yesterday found guilty of three counts of rape by the High Court in Suva. ...

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts
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Trial of Man Who Allegedly Raped Girl, 14, Starts

The trial of a 41-year-old man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old-girl last January was called yesterday at the High ...

Sexual Assault Accused Jailed
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Sexual Assault Accused Jailed

A 64-year-old man was jailed for three years and four months by the Suva High Court for four counts of sexual assaul...

Rapist Grandpa Told: You Abused Authority, Trust
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Rapist Grandpa Told: You Abused Authority, Trust

Ajudge yesterday told a grandfather who raped his grand-daughter that he abused his position of authority and trust....

Man’s Honesty  Gets Him Partial  Suspended Sentence For Defilement
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Man’s Honesty Gets Him Partial Suspended Sentence For Defilement

Accused was intially charged with rape, but judge says prosecution had failed to present credible evidence.   ...

Judge Tells Pastor: You Sexually Exploited Women
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Judge Tells Pastor: You Sexually Exploited Women

Pastor Iowane Vakadranu was told yesterday he had conditioned the minds of his victims systematically and then sexua...

Court-Briefly
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Court-Briefly

Step-father gets 13 years for rape, indecent assault   A 55-year-old step-father will spend 13 years in jail ...

Grandpa Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault
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Grandpa Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

A 64-year-old grandfather pleaded guilty in the High Court in Suva yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting his g...

11 Counts Of Rape Against  Maharaj Dropped
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11 Counts Of Rape Against Maharaj Dropped

  Eleven counts of rape against a Navua bus driver and mechanic were dropped yesterday. This was after a nolle ...

Granddad, 71, Guilty  Of Rape: Two Assessors
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Granddad, 71, Guilty Of Rape: Two Assessors

 Two assessors yesterday found a 71-year-old grandfather guilty of rape in the High Court of Suva. The third assess...

Bail Condition Relaxed For Rape Accused
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Bail Condition Relaxed For Rape Accused

Radio presenter pleaded not guilty at the High Court in Suva.   The conditions of bail for a radio presenter ch...

Man, 66, Jailed  12 Years For Raping  Seven-Year-Old  Granddaughter
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Man, 66, Jailed 12 Years For Raping Seven-Year-Old Granddaughter

  A 66-year-old man was sentenced by the High Court in Suva yesterday to 12 years three months and 27 days for ...

Trial Of Rape And Abduction Accused Starts Monday
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Trial Of Rape And Abduction Accused Starts Monday

A man, charged with a count each of rape and abduction with intent to have carnal knowledge, will be tried on Monday...

Murder suspect granted bail
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Murder suspect granted bail

  The prosecution agreed to bail of a murder suspect but on strict terms yesterday at the High Court in Suva. S...

Mum Accused Of Killing Infant  Further Remanded
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Mum Accused Of Killing Infant Further Remanded

A mother who allegedly killed her own infant appeared at the High Court in Suva yesterday. Sangeeta Devi, who is ch...

Drug Farmer Sentenced To Four Years
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Drug Farmer Sentenced To Four Years

Aggravating factor was the intent of selling illicit drugs, Justice Perera   A 49-year-old farmer has been sent...

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