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Man cops jail term for stealing two televisions and a generator

June 19, 2018 11:10 pm

A 25-year-old-man has been given a custodial sentence of one year ten months by the Suva High Court.

Sairusi Nairoso is convicted of one count each of aggravated burglary and theft.

It was established in court that Nairoso stole items worth $2647 from the Subrails Furniture shop in Nabua, Suva.

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On January 23rd this year, Nairoso along with Ledua Tikotala stole two television sets and a generator from the store.

While sentencing him, High Court Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza said Nairoso had cooperated with Police and the court during his trial hence, the reduced sentence.

Justice Hamza said the accused also showed remorse for his actions and admitted to making a mistake.

The judge added the two offences are serious and considering the accused’s age, it’s important he takes responsibility for his actions.

Nairoso has 30 days to appeal the sentence.

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