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Rape! 13 Years 10 Months Jail Term For Grand Uncle
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Rape! 13 Years 10 Months Jail Term For Grand Uncle

  A 66-year-old grand uncle found guilty on two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault has been sentenc...

Four Robbery Accused Remanded In Custody
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Four Robbery Accused Remanded In Custody

  Four men charged with aggravated robbery have been remanded in custody by the High Court in Suva. Colaivalu V...

Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial
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Assessors deliver mixed opinions in rape trial

Two of the three assessors in the Suva High Court yesterday found a 31-year-old man not guilty of allegedly raping h...

Ali Denies Iron Rod Belonged To Him
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Ali Denies Iron Rod Belonged To Him

Imshad Izrar Ali, 38, yesterday denied in the Suva High Court that the iron rod that was allegedly used to murder hi...

Judge Orders A Retrial
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Judge Orders A Retrial

Suva High Court judge Justice Thush­ara Rajasinghe yesterday ordered the retrial of an assault case. It involves a ...

Rape Trial For Ex-Landlord Of Complainant
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Rape Trial For Ex-Landlord Of Complainant

An 87-year-old man is currently undergoing trial in the Suva High Court after he pleaded not guilty to two counts of...

Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece
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Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece

A woman testified in the Suva High Court yesterday how she was determined to report her niece’s rape to the Police...

Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years
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Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years

  An accused charged with aggravated robbery was sentenced to eight years and one month imprisonment in the Suv...

Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today
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Oral Submissions By Defence For ‘A No Case To Answer’ Will Be Heard Today

All defence lawyers in the alleged sedi­tion case against The Fiji Times will make oral submissions in the Suva Hig...

Defence Cross-Examine Witnesses, Investigating Officer Over Letter
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Defence Cross-Examine Witnesses, Investigating Officer Over Letter

Permanent Secretary for iTaukei Affairs Naipote Katonitabua testified yesterday that the contents of the alleged sed...

Father Molested, Raped Me: Woman
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Father Molested, Raped Me: Woman

A 25-year-old rape complainant told the Suva High Court yesterday she was disgusted by what her father was do­ing t...

Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence
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Duruimata Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Awaits Sentence

A man jointly charged for the death of another man following a nightclub brawl on July 5, 2016 has pleaded guilty to...

Man’s Remand Term Extended
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Man’s Remand Term Extended

A Nasinu man alleged to have raped a six-year-old boy last year will have his bail application heard in the Suva Hig...

Judge Suspends Youth’s Jail Term
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Judge Suspends Youth’s Jail Term

  An 18-year-old was given a suspended sentence in the Suva High Court yesterday because the court found that h...

Alleged Drug Farmers Refused Bail
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Alleged Drug Farmers Refused Bail

Two men who are alleged to have cultivated 1046.8 kilograms of marijuana (cannabis sativa) were refused bail in the ...

Judge Defers Ruling In Fiji Times Case
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Judge Defers Ruling In Fiji Times Case

  The ruling on the amendment of the information regarding the Fiji Times alleged sedition case has been deferr...

No Bail For Father Of  Three Charged With Rape
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No Bail For Father Of Three Charged With Rape

Case transferred to High Court A 46-year-old Vatuwaqa man charged with the rape of a 29-year-old woman after a night...

Musician To Appear  In Suva High Court
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Musician To Appear In Suva High Court

  Local musician Samuela Waqa who was allegedly found with 22 x 9-millimetre live ammunition in his home will h...

Man Acquitted of Rape Faces Retrial
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Man Acquitted of Rape Faces Retrial

This comes after the State successfully appealed the March 28, 2014 High Court decision which saw his acquittal for ...

Navua woman, 39, charged with murder of baby
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Navua woman, 39, charged with murder of baby

The lawyer of a 39-year-old Navua woman charged with murdering her baby told the Suva High Court yes­terday that ...

Woman Charged  With Murder, Warned By Judge
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Woman Charged With Murder, Warned By Judge

  A female accused person charged with the murder of Rusiate Vakalakovi outside the Total Service Station car p...

Aggravated Robbery And Rape  Accused Pleads Not Guilty
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Aggravated Robbery And Rape Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  The trial for an accused man charged with allegedly breaking into a Nasinu home and raping the complainant ha...

Prime Minister and Attorney General Sue FLP Parliamentary Leader and SODELP MP for Defamation
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Prime Minister and Attorney General Sue FLP Parliamentary Leader and SODELP MP for Defamation

Proceedings have been filed in the Suva High Court on behalf of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-Gener...

Rape, Assault Accused Pleads Not Guilty
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Rape, Assault Accused Pleads Not Guilty

  A 26-year-old man alleged to have assaulted and raped a 24-year-old victim in Lami on December 14 last year p...

Handicraft seller jailed for manslaughter
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Handicraft seller jailed for manslaughter

A 46-year-old self-employed handicraft seller was sen­tenced to four years and 10 months imprisonment in the Suva H...

Prosecutor told to read, understand facts
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Prosecutor told to read, understand facts

Suva High Court prosecutor Eoghan Samisoni was advised by Justice Thushara Rajasinghe on Friday to read all the page...

Driver tells court of faulty headlights
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Driver tells court of faulty headlights

A Nausori taxi driver facing a manslaughter charge told the Suva High Court yester­day that he continued driving hi...

Man who allegedly raped five-year-old boy remanded
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Man who allegedly raped five-year-old boy remanded

A 25-year-old man alleged to have raped a five-year-old boy last year was yesterday further remanded by the Suva Hig...

Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge
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Court Remands Couple On Murder Charge

A couple charged with the murder of a casual worker of Vatuwaqa were further remanded by the High Court in Suva yest...

Mother-Daughter Rape Trial: Woman  Denies Allegations  By Daughter
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Mother-Daughter Rape Trial: Woman Denies Allegations By Daughter

A 45-year-old woman alleged to have raped her 14-year-old daughter denied this at the Suva High Court, yesterday The...

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