23 Oct 2012

Fiji Methodist ministers appear in court over church meeting

8:29 am on 23 October 2012

In Fiji, three of the four Methodist church ministers charged with participating in a church meeting in contravention of the Public Emergency Regulations have appeared in court.

Fiji Village online reports Reverend Ame Tugawe, Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu and Reverend Tomasi Kanailagi were in court yesterday today while Reverend Manasa Lasaro was absent.

Defence Counsel, Aseri Vakaloloma representing Reverend Kanailagi and Reverend Lasaro highlighted in court that his clients have a history of heart problem, together with diabetes and high blood pressure.

The case has been adjourned to February.