Police are progressing with the investigation into Mona Ioane, the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Vaipae-Tautu and will make a public statement at the ‘appropriate time’.
A 25 year old woman charged with possession of a Class C drug and a utensil for using drugs was convicted and sentenced to four months imprisonment when she appeared before Justice Sir Hugh Williams in the High Court last Friday.
In what Justice Hugh Williams has described as ‘an act of extraordinary generosity’, the husband and family of a Rarotonga woman killed in a collision have asked police not to prosecute a Canadian visitor involved in the accident.
Police Commissioner Maara Tetava says the decision made by the court in jailing a long-time burglar for five years and nine months is ‘commendable’.
A 44 year old man has been found not guilty of rape following a three day jury trial before Justice Hugh Williams in the High Court this week.
A charge of assaulting a female resulted in William Atunaisa Nuku Wade being convicted and sentenced to 12 months’ probation when he appeared in the High Court before Justice of the Peace Taepae Tuteru on Thursday, February 26.