Duo receive suspended sentence

Update: 4:48PM TWO men who were convicted of aggravated burglary and theft were handed down a suspended sentence by the High Court in Labasa.

The court heard that Iosefo Aumaile and Rakanace Rabaro both
20-years-old both pleaded guilty to the charges.

The duo had broken into the office of Roadtech Tyre Limited
and stole $1000 last month.

They later went on a drinking spree however were caught the
following morning by the police.

While sentencing them last Friday, Justice Daniel Goundar
took into consideration that the duo were both young offenders, remorseful,
good character, they have accepted responsibility of their conduct and there
was no violence on any person.

The final sentence was 18 months imprisonment suspended for
three years.