Fiji Time: 2:33 PM on Wednesday 7 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Jail for robbers

Shalveen Chand
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

TWO men were sentenced to eight years in jail for a home invasion robbery two years ago.

The High Court in Suva sentenced Filipe Delana and Sanaila Tabualevu to 10 years, however considering the time the two had spent in remand, Delana was told he would have to spend eight years nine months in jail while Tabualevu eight years and three months.

The facts of the case are that the two men with another forced their way into the Narayan family house on July 27, 2012.

The men forced their way into the house and assaulted the eldest son of the family and then had the family confined to one room where they watched the three men plunder their belongings which included jewellery and cash.

The robbers then stole the vehicle belonging to the Narayan family.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61410.5951
JPY 57.033254.0332
GBP 0.30900.3010
EUR 0.41900.4070
NZD 0.72780.6948
AUD 0.66430.6393
USD 0.47080.4538



Exchange Rate updated on 6th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mum upset
  2. FRCA duo sent home
  3. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15
  4. Patel is still in charge at Fiji FA
  5. Applications open for PS posts
  6. Incident prompts new plea
  7. 'Domestic violence affects productivity'
  8. UK buyer still best for our sugar
  9. Authorities investigate fire incidents and death
  10. China's new glass-bottom walkway cracks

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Tired Wales march on after holding off feisty Fiji Friday (02 Oct)
  3. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  4. Man faces further charges of rape, indecent assault Friday (02 Oct)
  5. Botia up for Wales clash Thursday (01 Oct)
  6. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  7. Escapee on the run Thursday (01 Oct)
  8. Court rules on woman's funeral rites Thursday (01 Oct)
  9. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  10. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day Tuesday (06 Oct)