The safety response capacity of the Cook Islands Police Service just got stronger thanks to a consignment of Heart Start machines donated by the Australian Federal Police.
A verdict on the matter of a former school teacher who is facing 59 charges of theft by conversion will be passed at the Cook Islands High Court on Monday.
Savenaca Virivirisai, 36, was found guilty of throwing a man off a balcony and convicted by a 12-member jury at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday.
Virivirisai appeared before Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams QC.
A young man who is currently in custody has been granted name suppression by the Cook Islands High Court. The decision was made by the Justice of Peace Carmen Temata on Thursday.
Defence counsel Norman George hopes he will be able assist two young clients who are on a joint burglary charge to understand what they are up against.