$4 unpaid cab fare lands man in jail

Court Mallet
A serving prisoner was today jailed for 9 months for not paying a taxi fare worth $4.
Asesela Niubasaga, 28, who pleaded guilty to the charge, boarded a taxi at Victoria Parade in Suva on June 3 2011 and upon reaching his destination took off without paying the taxi fare.
He admitted in court that he was drunk at the time and  he has 11 previous convictions.