Suva High Court

Hearing for Rival SODELPA Groups Set For December 10
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Hearing for Rival SODELPA Groups Set For December 10

Suva High Court Judge, Justice Vishwa Datt Sharma, has set December 10 to hear submissions from two rival SODELPA gr...

Lawyer Unavailable, Judge Vacates Trial Dates For Pastor Facing Sex Offence Charges
Crime

Lawyer Unavailable, Judge Vacates Trial Dates For Pastor Facing Sex Offence Charges

Justice Goundar then questioned Tulavu whether he had paid any fee and Tulavu said he had paid his lawyer $5650, but...

Reserve Soldier Raped Girl, 16, After Facebook Talk: Prosecutor
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Reserve Soldier Raped Girl, 16, After Facebook Talk: Prosecutor

State prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Swastika Sharma told the court that the accu...

Pre-Trial Conference For Nasilasila Rape Case Set For Friday In Lautoka
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Pre-Trial Conference For Nasilasila Rape Case Set For Friday In Lautoka

Nasilasila is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman at Sigatoka, on December 22, 2018.

Congo National Claims Might Be Framed In Death Of Wife
Crime

Congo National Claims Might Be Framed In Death Of Wife

Lusaka appeared before Justice Goundar at the High Court in Suva, charged with one count of murder of his 44-year-ol...

Judge Rules Case to Answer in Rape Trial Against 66-Year-Old Man
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Judge Rules Case to Answer in Rape Trial Against 66-Year-Old Man

The accused was initially charged with seven counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault. However, Justice Raja...

Tailevu Man Acquitted Of Rape Charges
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Tailevu Man Acquitted Of Rape Charges

The accused allegedly had carnal knowledge of the complainant, without her consent.

20 Year Jail Term For ‘Threat to Community’
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20 Year Jail Term For ‘Threat to Community’

The man pleaded guilty to six counts of rape and five counts of sexual assault in a village on Kadavu.

Six Months Behind Bars For Bid To Burn Sister’s Home
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Six Months Behind Bars For Bid To Burn Sister’s Home

While delivering the sentence, Justice Aluthge said that Nair tried to set the house on fire while her own son was s...

Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter
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Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter

Justice Goundar granted 14 days to the prosecution and transferred the matter to be heard and for trial before Judge...

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor
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Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor

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

Police: Accused Admitted Intentions To Kill In Caution Interview
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Police: Accused Admitted Intentions To Kill In Caution Interview

It is alleged that Khan tied herself up with her four-year-old daughter and then drove their car off the road and in...

Fiji Sun To Appeal Ruling
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Fiji Sun To Appeal Ruling

Mr Chand said reports about him published in 2008 including over possession of a gun, were inaccurate and defamatory.

Lawyer Seeks Help To Catch Alleged Culprit
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Lawyer Seeks Help To Catch Alleged Culprit

Mr Khan said he had just stepped out of the High Court and was having a conversation with some other lawyers when he...

Trial Date Set For Josua Lalauvaki Murder Case
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Trial Date Set For Josua Lalauvaki Murder Case

The two police officers, Kelepi Duri Tautaumacala Kolinisau and Selema Tikoenaburevere, are charged for allegedly mu...

Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Being Thrown Out
Crime

Evidence Destruction May Lead to Fiji’s Biggest Marijuana Haul Case Being Thrown Out

Justice Temo questioned the prosecutor how and why the evidence was destroyed.

Fiji High Court Judge Slams Society for Heinous Crime
NATION

Fiji High Court Judge Slams Society for Heinous Crime

I am getting tired of punishing people who are found guilty of raping children, Justice Temo adds.

Judge: Court Will Not Tolerate Domestic Violence Offenders
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Judge: Court Will Not Tolerate Domestic Violence Offenders

Justice Aluthge said an immediate prison term was warranted to punish the man for his violent offending so that a cl...

Fiji Court Sentences Chaudhry To 15 Months In Jail and To Pay $50,000 Fine
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Fiji Court Sentences Chaudhry To 15 Months In Jail and To Pay $50,000 Fine

Chaudhry had made defamatory comments on Facebook against the former Chief Justice Anthony Gates, Chief Registrar Ju...

Fiji Court Toilet Sex Drama
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Fiji Court Toilet Sex Drama

When asked if conjugal visits were allowed for serving or remand prisoners, Justice Liyanage said: “No”.

Trial Dates Set for Police Post Attack
Crime

Trial Dates Set for Police Post Attack

Samuela Bokadi appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday charged with one count of damaging property, six cou...

BTL: 23rd May, 2019
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BTL: 23rd May, 2019

The cops were reprimanded but the drama has raised a number of questions.

Radio Announcer Remanded Awaiting Bail Ruling
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Radio Announcer Remanded Awaiting Bail Ruling

Ms Taake was rushed to the CWM Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Retrial for Murder Order by Court of Appeal
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Retrial for Murder Order by Court of Appeal

In court, the defence counsel told the court that the accused had wished to file an affidavit for two proposed suita...

Josua Lalauvaki Case: 2 Suspended Police Officers Facing Murder Charge
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Josua Lalauvaki Case: 2 Suspended Police Officers Facing Murder Charge

The court also heard that the two accused persons, on September 2, 2018, arrested and assaulted Mr La­lauvaki outsi...

Man Denies Murder of Two-Year-Old
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Man Denies Murder of Two-Year-Old

State Prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecu­tions Mezabeen Khan had filed a nolle prosequi (...

Trial Date Set For Pastor Charged With Sexual-Related Crimes
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Trial Date Set For Pastor Charged With Sexual-Related Crimes

Tulavu retook his plea in court based on the consolidated charg­es and pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape an...

No Case to Answer Ruling Delivered for Kamlesh Arya
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No Case to Answer Ruling Delivered for Kamlesh Arya

Regarding the first charge, High Court Judge Justice Mr. Riyaz Hamza acquitted the Accused, stating tha...

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