The Lautoka High Court has sentenced Mohammed Raheesh Isoof to life imprisonment for the murder of five people in the Nausori Highlands in August 2019.
He will have to spend 20 years in prison after which he can apply for pardon.
Isoof was found guilty of 5 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
The bodies of 63-year-old carpenter, Nirmal Kumar, his 54-year-old wife, Usha Devi, their 34-year-old daughter, Nileshni Kajal and Kajal's two daughters aged 11 and 8 years were discovered in the Nausori Highlands.
Kajal’s 1-year-old niece was also found crawling nearby.
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