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.
A Canadian male visitor to Rarotonga pleaded guilty to charges of careless driving causing injury and careless driving causing death when he appeared before Justice of the Peace John Kenning in the High Court yesterday afternoon.
Kahiki Rick Taua Tehaamatai faced charges of possession of a Class C drug, possession of a utensil for drug use and possession to supply when he appeared before Justice of the Peace Taepae Tuteru in the High Court last Thursday.