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Forest ministry confirms logging at Sawani

FIJI’S Ministry of Forests has confirmed that it went ahead with cutting down the mahogany trees beside Adi Cakobau School in Sawani after receiving a report from the school that those trees posed a danger...

Two-year-old youngest rape victim in 2018

THE Office of the Director of Public Prosecution in Fiji has revealed that of the 378 counts of sexual offences recorded last year, the youngest rape victim was a two-year-old girl and the youngest perpetrator an 11-year-old boy. The ODPP statistics released today noted that the female toddler was allegedly raped by her 27-year-old father. The...

Former headteacher faces multiple charges of sexual abuse

A 42-YEAR-old former headteacher who is charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse will have his bail hearing on February  5 at the High Court in Suva. The accused is charged with a count each of rape and sexual assault, three counts of indecent assault and two counts of indecently annoying any person. The victims...

20th January

Strong currents claim life of Korobebe villager

A 50-YEAR-old Korobebe villager is the latest drowning victim after he was swept away by strong currents on Thursday. According to Police, the villager was crossing a river in the Nausori Highlands with six other people when he was swept away. The deceased’s body was later recovered at Navadrakula along the Nadi River.