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17 Years Jail For Dad Who Raped Dying Daughter

17 Years Jail For Dad Who Raped Dying Daughter

SUVA – A man who raped his daughter who is dying of cancer was sentenced to 17 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 16 years as of this afternoon. Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo said the case was the most disgusting during his 19 years on the bench. Justice Temo said the […]

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Woman Busted For Trying To Pass Marijuana To Jailed Grandson

Woman Busted For Trying To Pass Marijuana To Jailed Grandson

SUVA – A woman’s love for her grandson has landed her in trouble with the law. The 67-year-old woman is in police custody for allegedly trying to pass a roll of what is believed to be marijuana to her grandson at Suva Prison on Saturday when she was caught. Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the […]

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Boy Rides To His Death In A Trailer

Boy Rides To His Death In A Trailer

LABASA – A family is mourning the death of their teenage son who died after falling from the trailer of a tractor driven by his father. Vinit Lal, a Form Five student of Nadogo Secondary School, was hanging onto the back of the tractor when he fell on the ground at Daku, outside Labasa Town, […]

March 15th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

People Beginning To Question Fiji’s Dictator Bainimarama

People Beginning To Question Fiji’s Dictator Bainimarama

SUVA – Fiji’s dictrator, aka PM Voreqe Bainimarama says people in various parts of Fiji have asked him why have an election next year. Speaking at the opening of the new Bua Nursing Station, Commodore Bainimarama said: “People have been saying to me in various parts of Fiji, ‘why have an election at all next […]

March 15th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Girls As Young As 16 Being Pimped For $500 A Day

Girls As Young As 16 Being Pimped For $500 A Day

SUVA – Girls as young as 16 years old are being sold for sex in Fiji by pimps to earn quick cash of up to $500 a day. This has been revealed to The Fiji Times by the head of Fiji Police Force’s Human Trafficking Unit, Inspector Aminiasi Cula. Insp Cula said the force was […]

March 15th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Beaten Fijian Men’s Video Goes Viral

Beaten Fijian Men’s Video Goes Viral

SUVA – The Fiji Police Force has rejected international calls for an independent investigation into the brutal beating of two men in a video which has gone viral on websites. A statement from the force released by the Ministry of Information said it was normal practice for any government around the world to conduct its […]

March 9th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Fiji Police Tracking Fijian Taliban

Fiji Police Tracking Fijian Taliban

SUVA – The Fiji Police Force has sought the assistance of overseas intelligence agencies to track suspected Fijian militants training with the Taliban. Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the force received reports alleging up to three Fijians were recently recruited by the Taliban. Insp Sokomuri said the Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua […]

March 9th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Missing Father Found Dead

Missing Father Found Dead

BA – The body of a 53-year-old man reported missing for three days was found in his home at Vutuni in Ba yesterday. West police spokeswoman Naina Ragigia said neighbours were alerted by a foul smell emanating from the house of the deceased, Vinod Kumar, who was last seen alive last Thursday. His son, Vinay, said […]

March 9th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Floodwaters Devastate Already Hard Hit Areas In Lautoka

Floodwaters Devastate Already Hard Hit Areas In Lautoka

LAUTOKA – Homes and farms that were just recovering from the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Evan about two months ago were again destroyed by floodwaters that hit Lautoka this week. And people residing in low lying areas were seen vacating their homes as they sought shelter on high ground. Seventy eight-year-old Ana Ciri of Lovu […]

March 1st, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Young Children Being Introduced Into The Flesh InFiji

Young Children Being Introduced Into The Flesh InFiji

SUVA – Younger children are being introduced to prostitution and stakeholders have revealed that withdrawing those already sexually exploited for commercial purposes has been a difficult process — for various reasons. The revelation prompted discussion on the magnitude of the problem and saw participants at a Child Labour Forum in progress in Cuvu, Sigatoka, seek […]

March 1st, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »