Fiji prison officers sacked over beating video
Updated at 11:07 am on 12 March 2013
Fiji Prisons and Corrections Service officers have been sacked as a result of recent video footage of the beating of two escaped prisoners.
The nine-minute video, released on the internet, shows a handcuffed man being physically and sexually assaulted, beaten by a group of men while lying helpless in the back of a pick-up truck.
The police have said the men in the video are Fijian security personnel.
A corrections spokesperson says the officers have been fired in relation to the video.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
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