Driver un­der in­flu­ence of al­co­hol to pay $400 fine

Fiji Sun - - Nation - FONUA TALEI

A 54-year-old man was or­dered by the Suva Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day to pay a $400 fine within 30 days or face 20 days im­pris­on­ment.

Kaveni Rai­bono, 54, was sen­tenced by Mag­is­trate Deepika Prakash yes­ter­day for driv­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle on Septem­ber 16, 2017 with 100 millil­itres of his blood hav­ing a con­cen­tra­tion of 136.4 mil­ligrams of al­co­hol in ex­cess of the pre­scribed limit. The al­leged in­ci­dent hap­pened in Rewa Street in Suva. In mit­i­ga­tion it was sub­mit­ted that Rai­bono was mar­ried with 10 chil­dren and was un­em­ployed.

He was also or­dered to sur­ren­der his driv­ing li­cence with a three months manda­tory dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion from driv­ing.

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