Fiji Time: 6:04 AM on Saturday 25 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Five months for assault

Salaseini Moceiwai
Saturday, January 26, 2013

A MAN who assaulted his wife two years ago has been jailed for five months by the Labasa Magistrates Court.

Viliame Turner was charged with one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

He pleaded guilty to the charge before Magistrate Sia'iniu Fa'alogo Bull.

The court heard that Turner assaulted his wife in the presence of one of his children in Cakaudrove in January 20, 2011.

In sentencing, Magistrate Bull said the incident was a vicious nature of assault in the presence of a child.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Kepa's not weak
  2. Full pay while on leave
  3. Ryan's fight to help 7s
  4. Emotional experience
  5. Fear not, go to the hospital
  6. Hindus give thanks
  7. Call to probe e-ticketing
  8. FRCA officials remember fallen colleagues
  9. UN hails Fiji's effort
  10. Print media an effective cancer awareness tool

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  2. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  3. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  4. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  5. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  6. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Kepa's not weak Friday (24 Oct)
  8. Full pay while on leave Friday (24 Oct)
  9. $20m in excess Wednesday (22 Oct)
  10. Ryan's fight to help 7s Friday (24 Oct)