Fiji Time: 1:09 PM on Saturday 22 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$80k prize winner

Torika Tokalau
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

HE spent only $89 for a pressure cooker but yesterday Sailesh Pala won Courts (Fiji) Limited's 2013 grand prize — an $80,000 4x4 French SUV vehicle.

Mr Pala, from Samabula, was the lucky draw winner after a recent draw was disqualified because of the competition terms and conditions.

Vision Group and Courts (Fiji) Ltd CEO Priyaraj Lakmal Munasinghe said their philosophy had always been to give back to their customers.

"The last two years we gave away houses but this year was our biggest ever draw," Mr Munasinghe said.

"2013 we gave away $60,000 worth of prizes and giveaway and its been topped off with this grand prize draw.

"It's historic because we've had a record number of participating customers and we gave away four vehicles."

The winners for the other three $45,000-worth Chevy cars were Nitesh Naicker from Dreketi in Labasa, Amani Sami from Vuniyasi in Nadi and Simione Namua from Nine Miles in Nakasi.

Mr Munasinghe said next weekend the winners would be presented with their prizes.





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. Biman: Budget boring
  2. Biggest share
  3. Dragon's embrace
  4. Nine retained
  5. Blind faces 'long' lay-off
  6. Free education extended
  7. Biggest pie goes to FRA
  8. Tonga to forge new partnership
  9. Pacific Islands and China
  10. The priority areas

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist's death: Murder accused to appear in court Monday (17 Nov)
  2. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  3. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  4. Lover's alibi Sunday (16 Nov)
  5. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  6. The man behind the scene Monday (17 Nov)
  7. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  8. Man found unconscious, dies in hospital Monday (17 Nov)
  9. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  10. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)