A local man has been found not guilty on a charge of indecent assault after a jury of 12 found the Crown did not prove beyond reasonable doubt that he was guilty.
Local boxer Latini Monga was fined $500 after pleading guilty to possessing a utensil for drug use when she appeared before Justice Patrick Keane in the Avarua High Court last Thursday.
Three criminal trials are scheduled for November this year when the next High Court session is scheduled to take place.
A Rarotonga man who was charged with “threatening acts”, after another local man stole his marijuana has appeared in court charged with possessing utensils for drug use.
Justice Patrick Keane has sentenced a 22-year-old man to two years’ imprisonment on one charge of robbery, one charge of possession of a utensil for drug use and one charge of possession of cannabis.
A man who recently served two months in prison for an assault that was described as “callous and cruel,” has appeared in court on another assault charge.
High Court Judge Patrick Keane will preside over criminal and civil court cases at the High Court over the next two weeks.