Fiji Time: 3:59 AM on Sunday 22 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Raikadroka, Sagaitu found guilty, await fate

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Friday, June 06, 2014

Update: 4:05PM TWO men were convicted of slavery and domestic trafficking of underage girls by the High Court in Suva today.

Justice Paul Madigan agreed with the assessors' unanimous opinion of guilty and convicted Inoke Raikadroka aka Kiki and Mohammed Sheefaz Sagaitu aka Margie.

Justice Madigan said the charge of slavery against Raikadroka was proven by the prosecution.

"The offence is proved by the manipulation and subjugation of girls, and especially young girls as these were 15 and 17 years at the time and these girls became the property or products of the first accused for him to exploit by using them to provide sexual services for money that was given to him directly," said Justice Madigan.

The duo will be sentenced on Monday.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61840.5994
JPY 56.315753.3157
GBP 0.37500.3670
EUR 0.41770.4057
NZD 0.71070.6777
AUD 0.63150.6065
USD 0.49690.4799

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 20th, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Sex, sluts and the internet
  2. Whitewash
  3. FLP raises concern over statement by police chief
  4. Api joins camp
  5. Navuma's rise
  6. Permanent secretary suspended
  7. Chinese envoy refutes ABC report
  8. Foreign students 'robbed'
  9. Fry no more, just freeze
  10. Alleged police brutality case

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miranda turns to sex work to survive Thursday (19 Oct)
  2. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  3. Final in mind Monday (16 Oct)
  4. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  5. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  6. Villagers pass around eTransport card Monday (16 Oct)
  7. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  8. Unsolved mystery of MV Joyita Sunday (15 Oct)
  9. Sex, sluts and the internet Saturday (21 Oct)
  10. Plans for Bati Sunday (15 Oct)