High Court jails man to 9 years for $600
22 August, 2018, 5:15 pm
A 27-YEAR-old man who pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated robbery has been sentenced to nine years and 10 months imprisonment by the High Court in Suva.
Ponipate Bokadi stole $600 cash from a person while he was walking along Nasinu on June 23.
Judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe while sentencing Bokadi said that such offenders must be dealt with severely and given a harsh punishment.
He said Bokadi while robbing the man used violence and force on him.
A non-parole period of seven years and 10 months has been set.