21 Aug 2015

Another person charged with sedition in Fiji

3:23 pm on 21 August 2015

Another person has been charged with sedition in Fiji and remanded in custody.

The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions says the latest accused is the sixty fourth to be charged with sedition.

He appeared in the Rakiraki Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with one count of sedition and one count of urging political violence.

Dozens of people have appeared in court over the last few weeks in Fiji amid allegations of rebel groups trying to form a breakaway state and military-style training.

The military has deployed 140 soldiers in the west and north of the main island Viti Levu to help police with their investigations.

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