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Papua New Guinean handed a two year suspended sentence for burglary and theft in Fiji

A Papua New Guinea citizen has been handed two years sentence which has been suspended for two years after he pleaded guilty to a count each of burglary and theft, the Fijivillage reports.

Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa said that the sentence has been suspended to allow San Paro to rehabilitate.

Paro who was studying at the School of Maritime pleaded guilty for entering into a store in Toorak on the 10th of June this year and stealing assorted items and cash to the total value of $2,900.00.

Paro told the court that he was drunk at the time of the offence and that he was sorry for his actions.

Magistrate Boseiwaqa said that Paro had shown genuine remorse and that the summary of facts do not indicate any prior planning.

He adds the offending was spontaneous. source: fijivillage.com
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