23-YEAR-OLD IMPRISONED FOR ARSON
A 23-year-old has been ordered by the High Court in Suva to serve six months of his 20 months imprisonment term for arson. Atunaisa Rauca, 23, has received a suspended sentence of three years for the remaining 14 months of imprisonment. Judge Justice Achala Wengapulli said: “Arson is a serious offence and your whole term of 20 months will not be suspended; you have to serve 6 months.” The facts of the case stated that on December 3, 2015 that Rauca entered a house in Suva and poured kerosene in it and burnt it by lighting a match stick. The court has given Rauca 30 days to appeal.