Magistrate’s Court

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...

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...

Trio Facing Fraud-related Charges Against FNPF Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Trio Facing Fraud-related Charges Against FNPF Granted Bail

Travel agent, Taniela Samutitoga, 45, soldier, Waisake Tabualevu, 39 and 45-year-old, Jijilia Vosataki appeared befo...

Two Persons, One Name, Causes Confusion In Court
NEWS

Two Persons, One Name, Causes Confusion In Court

When Temo first appeared at the Magistrates Court in Suva in August last year, he was remanded in custody and the ma...

Military Officer Allegedly Raped His Stepdaughter
NEWS

Military Officer Allegedly Raped His Stepdaughter

The first alleged offence of rape is said to have occurred between 2011 and 2014.

Keep Out Of Trouble, Lateef Told In Court
NEWS

Keep Out Of Trouble, Lateef Told In Court

Lateef is facing two counts of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and one count of breach of bail conditions.

Villager On Remand, Magistrates, High Court To Hear Cases
NEWS

Villager On Remand, Magistrates, High Court To Hear Cases

A36-year-old man of Kadavu facing charges of allegedly sexually abusing three boys has been remanded in custody by t...

Mosese Bulitavu, Jagath Karunaratne Are ‘Free At Last’
NEWS

Mosese Bulitavu, Jagath Karunaratne Are ‘Free At Last’

Opposition Member of Parliament Mosese Bulitavu and Fiji United Freedom Party leader Jagath Karunaratne were all smi...

Discharge My Case, Accused Asks Court
NATION

Discharge My Case, Accused Asks Court

  A 26-year-old mechanic from Makoi requested the Magistrates Court in Suva yesterday to discharge his case bec...

Accused Ordered To Pay $100 Before Bail Release
NATION

Accused Ordered To Pay $100 Before Bail Release

  The Magistrates Court in Suva ordered a man to pay $100 cash by 4pm yesterday before he could be released on ...

Man Faces Drug-Related Charges
NEWS

Man Faces Drug-Related Charges

Police allege he threatened officers  with caneknife and resisted arrest. Ilaisa Calevu, 32, yesterday appeared bef...

Magistrate Has No Option But To Grant Bail.
NATION

Magistrate Has No Option But To Grant Bail.

Four men charged with one count each of obtaining property worth $31,345 by deception were granted bail by the Magis...

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