A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 18-months’ probation and has been warned by the Cook Islands High Court if he re-offends he would face imprisonment.
As if the Hand of God had spread wide over Rarotonga, a rainbow emerged in the distance as the Police Service held its own prayers yesterday in commemoration of the tragedy of last week’s terrorist attack in Christchurch.
Nooroa Manarangi appeared before Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams QC for sentencing at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday. Manarangi entered a guilty plea to one count of possessing a utensil for smoking marijuana.
Former school teacher Tyronne Weerasinghe was found guilty and convicted by a 12-member jury on 59 counts of theft by conversion at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday.