Crime

A local man caught with 1.64 grams of cannabis was fined $400 and sentenced to six months’ probation when he appeared before Judge Justice Dame Judith Potter for sentencing in the Cook Islands High Court on March 18.

‘Hit hard on sexual crime’

Thursday March 17, 2016

Teimurimotia MP Selina Napa wants the perpetrators of sexual offences to be punished much more heavily than they are now.

Rape inquiry continues

Monday March 14, 2016

The police investigation into the brutal rape which allegedly took place in the early hours of Saturday last week, is still underway with no suspects yet arrested.

The motoring carnage continues on Rarotonga’s roads with five accidents –  including two involving drink driving – reported to the police over the last week.

A 56 year old man escaped imprisonment but was fined $900 when he appeared on two cannabis changes at the Cook Islands High Court on March 7.

Theft leads to conviction

Tuesday March 08, 2016

TRAVEL Tuainekore Tei was convicted and ordered to appear court for sentencing in six months if called upon, when he appeared for sentencing in the Rarotonga High Court on a charge of theft on February 23.

Police are seeking help from the public to solve the rape complaint  they received over the weekend.

A Cook Islands woman in her early 20s received serious injuries after being allegedly raped and brutally assaulted in the vicinity of Atupa village in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A Cook Islands woman in her early 20s received serious injuries after being allegedly raped and brutally assaulted in the vicinity of Atupa village in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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