Crime

Customs tackles illegal imports

Thursday May 23, 2019

Two male adults were sentenced by the High Court on Wednesday after earlier pleading guilty to offences under the Customs Revenue and Boarder Protection Act 2012.

Course Neiao and Samuel Mataroa were sentenced before Judge Judith Potter at the High Court yesterday after admitting to offences relating to illegal importation.

Firearms training in Nikao

Wednesday May 22, 2019

If you hear gunshots in Nikao area today, don’t panic.

Notorious reoffender Wilfred Dauvois has pleaded not guilty to a charge of rape that he is alleged to have committed last year.

Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) is arguing that the High Court does not have the jurisdiction to deal with a claim filed against them.

18-months probation

Friday May 17, 2019

Tony Tou has been sentenced to 18-months probation on a charge of theft as a servant.

A footballer is suing the Football Association for $1 million, claiming he was unfairly sacked from the national team for going out to dinner with his family.

It is important that the claim filed by the late Mary Dean’s family does not drag on, says Judge Judith Potter.

Cook Islands Police Service has handed the files of two of their leading investigations this year to the Crown Law Office for its opinion on the findings.

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