Woman gets suspended sentence

Update: 5:30PM THE High Court in Suva today passed down a suspended sentence for a woman who was convicted of infanticide last week.

Vika Kelekele Laliqavoka killed her unnamed newborn baby on
July 18, 2011, at Cunningham in Nasinu appeared before Justice Riyaz Hamza for

The mother of four who was
ordered by Justice Hamza to undergo counseling sessions with the Department of
Social Welfare was sentenced to two years imprisonment suspended for three

She was also told she has a future ahead of her
and she should ensure that she does not commit any crime now

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