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Nasinu Pastor’s Rape Trial Case To Begin On October 5
Crime & Court

Nasinu Pastor’s Rape Trial Case To Begin On October 5

He is facing four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Legal Aid, An Affordable Way For All Fijians To Access The Law: A-G
NATION

Legal Aid, An Affordable Way For All Fijians To Access The Law: A-G

After highlighting these the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum called on Legal Aid lawyers to ensure that those w...

Baravilala Further Remanded For Alleged Biting Of Partner’s Ear
Crime & Court

Baravilala Further Remanded For Alleged Biting Of Partner’s Ear

A 31-year-old labourer who is alleged to have bitten his defacto partner’s ear, appeared at the High Court in Suva...

Magistrate Remands Gau Woman Accused Of Striking Man With A Knife
Crime & Court

Magistrate Remands Gau Woman Accused Of Striking Man With A Knife

It is alleged that on December 29, 2019, in Gau, with intention to cause grievous bodily harm, Vitila struck Filippe...

Digital Portal Now Available For Legal Services
NATION

Digital Portal Now Available For Legal Services

Fijians can now access free legal advice or apply for legal ser­vices here through the Legal Aid’s digital portal...

Plea Date Set For Alleged Cop Killer
Crime & Court

Plea Date Set For Alleged Cop Killer

Lalaobouma is charged with one count of murder, one count of robbery, one count of aggravated robbery and three coun...

Legal Aid Commission Rejects Application For Legal Representation By Congolese National On Murder Charges
Crime & Court

Legal Aid Commission Rejects Application For Legal Representation By Congolese National On Murder Charges

Lusaka is charged with one count of murder of his 44-year-old wife Jennifer Anne Downes, an Australian national.

No Bail For14 Men Linked To Alleged Assault On Levuka Police
Crime & Court

No Bail For14 Men Linked To Alleged Assault On Levuka Police

A team of officers from the Police Response Unit was deployed to Levuka after officers based at the Levuka Police St...

Lakena Bus Accident: Bus Company Owners Allegedly Tell Driver, Bus Had No Mechanical Fault
NEWS

Lakena Bus Accident: Bus Company Owners Allegedly Tell Driver, Bus Had No Mechanical Fault

He said there was compelling evidence against the accused, the incident had generated public interest and for the sa...

3000 Plus Family Cases Pending Through Legal Aid
NATION

3000 Plus Family Cases Pending Through Legal Aid

Commission work much more than just criminal cases says, Attorney General

Clerical Officer Charged WIth Possession, Importation Of Illicit Drugs
Crime & Court

Clerical Officer Charged WIth Possession, Importation Of Illicit Drugs

Mereseini Asinate Luisa is charged with one count each of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and unlawful importat...

Suliasi Fuata Remanded For Allegedly Killing Lover
Crime & Court

Suliasi Fuata Remanded For Allegedly Killing Lover

He is charged with one count of murder. It is alleged that Fuata on June 28, 2019, at Colo-i-Suva, murdered Salaniet...

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...

Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High Court
Crime & Court

Case Of Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Partner Transferred to Fiji High Court

It is alleged that Koroi assaulted his pregnant partner at a home in Nasese, Suva.

20 Get Will Done, Many Seek Legal Advice
NEWS

20 Get Will Done, Many Seek Legal Advice

Wills must expressly state to whom the will belongs and be signed, dated and include the signatures of at least two ...

Man, 54, Accused Of Raping Granddaughter, 9, In Remand
NEWS

Man, 54, Accused Of Raping Granddaughter, 9, In Remand

The accused appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar on Monday. The accused is charged with one count each of ra...

Fiji Budget 2019: Investing in Access to Justice
Budget 2019

Fiji Budget 2019: Investing in Access to Justice

While investing in Legal Aid Commission does not mean a return in monetary terms for Government, this investment has...

Legal Aid Commission: Free Will Service
NEWS

Legal Aid Commission: Free Will Service

Director Legal Aid Shahin Ali yesterday confirmed to the Fiji Sun that they have back-to-back roadshows planned, tak...

Grandpa, 77, on rape charge of granddaughter
NATION

Grandpa, 77, on rape charge of granddaughter

The accused appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar. It is alleged that the accused had carnal knowledge of a 2...

Accused Pleads Not Guilty in Hope of Lesser Charge
NATION

Accused Pleads Not Guilty in Hope of Lesser Charge

It is alleged that on December 26, 2018, at Nasinu, the accused unlawfully and indecently assaulted the complainant.

Trial of stepfather facing rape charge begins tomorrow
NATION

Trial of stepfather facing rape charge begins tomorrow

The complainant was 12 years old at the time of the offence while the accused was 36 years old.

Man, 23, facing robbery charge seeks Commission’s help
NATION

Man, 23, facing robbery charge seeks Commission’s help

The accused opted to seek Legal Aid Commission representation.

Two Yaqona Farmers Face Theft And Burglary Charges
NEWS

Two Yaqona Farmers Face Theft And Burglary Charges

Velonaturaga was charged with one count of theft and one count of burglary while Tokonirewa was charged with receivi...

Serial Rapist Files Appeal
NEWS

Serial Rapist Files Appeal

Representing Colanaudolu Legal Aid Commission lawyer Salote Nasedra sought time to file written submissions.

Rajasinghe Revokes Bail For Accused
NEWS

Rajasinghe Revokes Bail For Accused

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

Man On Domestic Trafficking In Children Case Denied Bail
NEWS

Man On Domestic Trafficking In Children Case Denied Bail

He said the bail was denied because of the seriousness of the offences and that the accused had 10 previous convicti...

Legal Aid Service A Wonderful Blessing For People
Analysis, NEWS

Legal Aid Service A Wonderful Blessing For People

For the Navosa people they do not have to make the long trip to Sigatoka or Suva or Nadi to get legal help.

Fiji Prime Minister Urges Youth To Utilise Legal Aid Services
NEWS

Fiji Prime Minister Urges Youth To Utilise Legal Aid Services

Mr Bainimarama said this week was a historical one for the Legal Aid Commission.

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