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Magistrate Orders Prosecution To File Affidavits On Freesoul Case
Crime & Court

Magistrate Orders Prosecution To File Affidavits On Freesoul Case

The company is charged with two counts of undertaking unauthorised developments and one count of failure to comply w...

2 Juveniles Charged For Rape
Crime & Court

2 Juveniles Charged For Rape

Of the 12 people charged for serious sexual offences last month, two of them were juveniles. This is according to st...

Three Men Were Charged For Raping Their Nieces Last Month
Crime & Court

Three Men Were Charged For Raping Their Nieces Last Month

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP).

Alleged Wife Killer Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation
Crime & Court

Alleged Wife Killer Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

This is because when they were going through caution interview statement, it showed that Peni stated that he was hav...

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...

Production Order Issued For Accused Receiving Treatment At Mental Hospital
Crime & Court

Production Order Issued For Accused Receiving Treatment At Mental Hospital

Fabiano Dakai is alleged to have murdered a 34-year-old security guard Timoci Dogai of Waidradra on February 4, 2019.

‘Sold For Sex’ Trial: “Complainant Used As a Product, Opportunity To Make Money”
Crime & Court

‘Sold For Sex’ Trial: “Complainant Used As a Product, Opportunity To Make Money”

The State prosecutor yesterday told the High Court that the complainant was seen as a ‘product by the accused who ...

Two Charged With The Attempted Murder Of Their Wives In The Month Of November, ODPP Report Reveals
Crime & Court

Two Charged With The Attempted Murder Of Their Wives In The Month Of November, ODPP Report Reveals

Of the 56 accused persons, five were juveniles and two were police officers. The juveniles were charged with aggrava...

ODPP Rape and Sexual Offences Statistics – September 2019
NEWS

ODPP Rape and Sexual Offences Statistics – September 2019

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) released the data that relates to the number of formal indi...

Probe On Unexplained Wealth
SUNBIZ

Probe On Unexplained Wealth

FIU director Razim Buksh told the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday that unexplained wealth was where...

Dentist and Former-NFP Party Candidate Acquitted Of Sexual Offence Charges
Crime & Court

Dentist and Former-NFP Party Candidate Acquitted Of Sexual Offence Charges

There was no evidence of physical resistance from the complainant which creates a reasonable doubt- Justice Thushara...

Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November
Crime & Court

Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November

It is alleged that Deve on March 4, 2018, in Naikorokoro Village in Levuka, Ovalau, allegedly assaulted his 21-year-...

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor
Crime & Court

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor

Tulavu is charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Lawyer Serukai Sets Mindset To Conquer All Challenges
Careers

Lawyer Serukai Sets Mindset To Conquer All Challenges

“Have people in your life who can teach you new things every day. Remember to never forget your humble beginnings,...

Prosecution To Call 5 Witnesses In Attempted Murder Trial
Crime & Court

Prosecution To Call 5 Witnesses In Attempted Murder Trial

Padyachi’s trial will start on October 7 and conclude on October 11.

Fiji Times Ltd, Former-Publisher Issued Notices
NEWS

Fiji Times Ltd, Former-Publisher Issued Notices

The notices were issued after the three respondents and their lawyers failed to turn up in court on the previous two...

ODPP Files Amended Charges Against Cypriot Brother
NEWS

ODPP Files Amended Charges Against Cypriot Brother

Cyprus nationals Loizos Petridis, 42, and Cleanthis Petridis, 46, face charges involving the withdrawal of money fro...

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions Wants More Time To Review Robbery Case
Crime & Court

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions Wants More Time To Review Robbery Case

Prosecutor from the ODPP Shirley Tivao, told the court that disclosures, revealed the accused with other accomplices...

Children in State Homes ‘Lack  Parental, Community Support’
NATION

Children in State Homes ‘Lack Parental, Community Support’

In the past five years, 347 children have been remanded and 96 committed.

Boot Camps, Custody ‘Won’t Work’ For Child Offenders
NATION

Boot Camps, Custody ‘Won’t Work’ For Child Offenders

She said where children were in conflict with the law there was a need to understand the methods that ensured that c...

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecution Withdraws Theft Charges Against Shazran Abdul Lateef
Crime & Court

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecution Withdraws Theft Charges Against Shazran Abdul Lateef

Lateef was charged with two counts of theft.

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...

Longest Jail Term For Drug Offence
NEWS

Longest Jail Term For Drug Offence

Fiji Court of Appeal increases 14-year sentences to 25 years in a landmark decision.

Two Set To Enter Plea On Joint Charges
NEWS

Two Set To Enter Plea On Joint Charges

It is alleged Epeli and Ho on December 23, 2018, in Nadi, without lawful authority, attempted to export 2015.7 grams...

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...

Waidradra Murder: Report Finds Accused Unfit To Stand
Crime & Court

Waidradra Murder: Report Finds Accused Unfit To Stand

Dakai is charged with one count of murder. He is alleged to have murdered 34-year- old security guard Timoci Dogai o...

Fijian Joins Study Tour Of US Justice System
NEWS

Fijian Joins Study Tour Of US Justice System

Principal Legal Officer Madanavosa is one of 13 participants from around the world to attend the one-month programme.

Man, 62, Charged with Trafficking Four Bangladeshi Men into Fiji
NEWS

Man, 62, Charged with Trafficking Four Bangladeshi Men into Fiji

There were 51 people charged with a total of 126 counts of separate incidents in April.

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