Driver under influence of alcohol to pay $400 fine
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.