Magistrate’s Court

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Doctor Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Doctor Granted Bail

Shafeed Ali, charged with assault causing actual bodily harm, was granted bail by the Magistrates Court in Ba yester...

Nasinu To Have A Court House Soon
Crime & Court

Nasinu To Have A Court House Soon

Chief Registrar, Justice Yohan Liyanage said the 60-weeks project had commenced in May 2018.

Court Sets Trial Dates In Former Fijian Holding CEO’s Case
Crime & Court

Court Sets Trial Dates In Former Fijian Holding CEO’s Case

Fareed is charged with three counts of indecent assault.

Charge Amendments To Be Filed Before Freesoul Trial Begins On November 17
Crime & Court

Charge Amendments To Be Filed Before Freesoul Trial Begins On November 17

Freesoul Real Estate Development (Fiji) PTE Limited is charged by the Director of Public Prosecutions with one count...

Former Family Court Registry Typist Charged
Crime & Court

Former Family Court Registry Typist Charged

She is alleged to have embezzled $2,600.00 FJD from the Maintenance Fund, which was entrusted to her at the Suva Fam...

Former Fiji Sugar Corporation Team Leader Charged
Crime & Court

Former Fiji Sugar Corporation Team Leader Charged

It is alleged that he cashed two FSC cheques of $1300 and $600, which were not issued to him and dishonestly gained ...

Teen Girls Remanded For Alleged Curfew Breaches
Crime & Court

Teen Girls Remanded For Alleged Curfew Breaches

The two girls were arrested after they were found walking around in Nasinu after curfew hours.

Man Accused Of Assaulting Stepson Further Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Accused Of Assaulting Stepson Further Remanded

Tomasi Leqeta, 43, charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm, appeared before Magistrate Joseph D...

Suspended Police Officer Claims Brutality; Bailed
Crime & Court

Suspended Police Officer Claims Brutality; Bailed

A suspended Police officer yesterday claimed in court that she was physically and verbally abused by a fellow office...

Former Passport Manager To Be Sentenced Next Month
Crime & Court

Former Passport Manager To Be Sentenced Next Month

Sakiusa is charged by FICAC for one count each of conspiracy to influence public officials and of abuse of office.

Police Officer Granted Leave To Travel Overseas
Crime & Court

Police Officer Granted Leave To Travel Overseas

Magistrate Bodaragama granted the leave for Prasad, provided that he would sign a cash bail bond of $10,000.

Alleged Ear-Biting-Man Fronts Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Ear-Biting-Man Fronts Court

It is alleged that both parties were intoxicated at the time of the alleged incident.

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...

Farmer On Bail For Alleged Abduction Of Girl, 17
Crime & Court

Farmer On Bail For Alleged Abduction Of Girl, 17

The complainant was reported missing by the village headman on January 1, at the Korovou Police Station. During the ...

Bench Warrant For Former Hibiscus Contestant
Crime & Court

Bench Warrant For Former Hibiscus Contestant

Maharaj-Moore is charged alongside former Suva lawyer, Shazran Abdul Lateef, with three counts of possession of illi...

Alleged Murder Case Moved To High Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Murder Case Moved To High Court

Fatai Peni, charged with murder, appeared yesterday before Magistrate Charles Ratakele in the Magistrates Court in N...

Lateef On Bail Again For Alleged Drug Possession
Crime & Court

Lateef On Bail Again For Alleged Drug Possession

Magistrate Daurewa said the court was of the view that Lateef would be granted bail.

Man Charged For Theft Of Vehicle Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Charged For Theft Of Vehicle Remanded

A 26-year-old man, charged with one count of theft of a motor vehicle, was remanded by the Magistrates Court in Nasinu.

Singh To Re-Appear In January
Crime & Court, SPORTS

Singh To Re-Appear In January

It is alleged that Singh assaulted his 22-year-old pregnant wife on December 22 in Suva, causing bod­ily harm.

Court Told attempted Murder Accused Had Died, Circumstances Not Clear
Crime & Court

Court Told attempted Murder Accused Had Died, Circumstances Not Clear

The circumstances of Kapaiwai’s death were not clear at this stage, however, he told the court that the file would...

Bobby Maharaj Trial: ‘I Wasn’t Present’, Says Witness
Crime & Court

Bobby Maharaj Trial: ‘I Wasn’t Present’, Says Witness

A Prosecution witness revealed in court that he wasn’t present when Bobby Maharaj had allegedly told another emplo...

Alleged Ex-Wife Stabber Fronts Court
Crime & Court

Alleged Ex-Wife Stabber Fronts Court

Tevita Kapaiwai, 45, appeared before Magistrate Asanga Bodaragama at the Magistrates Court in Suva yesterday.

Magistrates Court Revokes Lateef’s Bail
Crime & Court

Magistrates Court Revokes Lateef’s Bail

Bail for former Suva lawyer, Shazran Abdul Lateef, was revoked by the Magistrates Court in Suva yesterday.

Bobby Maharaj Trial: Businessman, First Witness Takes Stand
Crime & Court

Bobby Maharaj Trial: Businessman, First Witness Takes Stand

The former chief executive officer of the then Fiji Commerce Commission appeared at the Magistrates Court in Suva ye...

Man, 64, On Rape Charge Of Granddaughter,12, Remanded
Crime & Court

Man, 64, On Rape Charge Of Granddaughter,12, Remanded

A 64-year-old man who is charged for raping his granddaughter was remanded in custody by the Magistrates Court in Na...

Hearing Dates To Be Fixed For Drug Accused
Crime & Court

Hearing Dates To Be Fixed For Drug Accused

The accused was arrested on July 12, 2019, after she had picked up a parcel containing methamphetamine concealed ins...

Nausori Businessman Appeals Against Conviction, Sentence For Drug Offence
Crime & Court

Nausori Businessman Appeals Against Conviction, Sentence For Drug Offence

He was sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment with a non-parole period of two years for one count of pos...

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...

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