THREE youths were fined $200 each and ordered to pay up within a month by the Magistrates Court in Labasa yesterday.
Ratu Josefa Maikali, Ratu Epineri Vakadewavosa and Pranil Chand were each charged with one count of assault.
They appeared before Magistrate Tomasi Bainivalu who ordered them to pay their fines within the month or spend two months in prison.
The men were drinking beer with the victim at Vunivau in Labasa on May 1 when they turned on him.
The victim suffered minor injuries.
In sentencing, Magistrate Bainivalu also ordered the three to pay $100 each to the victim.