Court notes need for protection of the public; Sentences farmer for burglary

“WITH¬†the increase¬†in the number of home invasions happening in the country, the courts need to give more emphasis to deterrence and the protection of the public.” These were the comments of Nausori Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne while sentencing Tevita Nabuka to 16 months imprisonment for a count each of burglary and theft. The 25-year-old farmer pleaded […]

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