Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne

‘Aggravated Robbery More Prevalent’
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‘Aggravated Robbery More Prevalent’

Aggravated robbery seems to have become a prevalent crime in the country at the moment, a Magistrate in Suva has sai...

Bail Denied for Naidu
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Bail Denied for Naidu

  Mukesh Naidu (who has several charges against him, which have been filed by the Fiji Commerce Commission) has...

Man Faces Alleged Murder Charge
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Man Faces Alleged Murder Charge

A 33-year-old man appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with murder. Magistrate Shageeth Somaratn...

Vultures Waiting For Prey, Suva Court Told
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Vultures Waiting For Prey, Suva Court Told

Some people roam the streets at night “waiting like vultures for their prey”, the Suva Magistrates Court was tol...

Woman Accused Of Stealing $15,075
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Woman Accused Of Stealing $15,075

  A 41-year-old woman appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court on Monday for allegedly stealing $15,075. Magistra...

Man Charged With Raping Sister-In-Law
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Man Charged With Raping Sister-In-Law

  A 26-year-old man was remanded by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly raping his 17-year-old s...

Business Woman Jailed For 30 Months
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Business Woman Jailed For 30 Months

  Tulips Beauty and Fashion proprietor Prathisna Narayan was yesterday jailed for 30 months by the Magistrate C...

Ex Cop Get 12 Months For Intimidation, Assault
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Ex Cop Get 12 Months For Intimidation, Assault

The Suva Magistrates Court yesterday sentenced a former senior Police officer to jail for criminal intimidation and ...

Manslaughter Case Moves To High Court
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Manslaughter Case Moves To High Court

A man charged with manslaughter appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday and had his case transferred to the...

Bribery Gets Man 40 Months
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Bribery Gets Man 40 Months

A man from Taveuni was jailed for 40 months yesterday by the Taveuni Magistrates court for one count of bribery of a...

Kumar Gets Suspended Sentence For Money Laundering
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Kumar Gets Suspended Sentence For Money Laundering

Nitesh Kumar, who was convicted of one count of money laundering, was sentenced to two years in jail, suspended for ...

WARNED
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WARNED

  Vodafone Flying Fijians forward and 7s player Leone Nakarawa has been put on a six-month good behaviour bond ...

12 Months For Robbery
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12 Months For Robbery

  Peni Masi Gonemaituba, who had been charged for robbery, was jailed for 12 months by the Suva Magistrates Cou...

Purse Snatcher Gets 12 Months Jail Term
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Purse Snatcher Gets 12 Months Jail Term

A 26-year-old farmer who stole a woman’s purse in order to pay for a boat fare back to Kadavu was found guilty yes...

Robbery Accused Pleads Guilty
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Robbery Accused Pleads Guilty

A man pleaded guilty yesterday at the Suva Magistrate’s Court to robbery charges. Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne wi...

Jittu Estate Murder Accused Faces Court
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Jittu Estate Murder Accused Faces Court

  A man charged with the murder of Jittu Estate street vendor Lamuel Franklin Dass yesterday appeared in the Su...

Drunk Driving Accused 7 Front Courts
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Drunk Driving Accused 7 Front Courts

  Seven people appeared at special court sittings yesterday charged with drunk driving and driving without a li...

Police Officers, Businessman Charged With Bribery, Abuse of Office
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Police Officers, Businessman Charged With Bribery, Abuse of Office

  Two Police officers and a businessman facing bribery related charges and abuse of office were released on str...

Cannot Resume Work, Court Orders
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Cannot Resume Work, Court Orders

Two men charged with rape and one charged with sexual assault, have been released on bail of $2000 each with strict ...

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