22 Sep 2015

Nauru MPs back in court over seized passports

1:13 pm on 22 September 2015

Two Nauru Opposition MPs head back to court tomorrow in an effort to have their seized passports returned.

Roland Kun and Kieren Keke, both suspended from Parliament since May last year, have been seeking the return of their passports for months.

In Mr Kun's last day in court, five weeks ago, the Nauru Government, which has not charged him with any offence, had sought to have his appeal struck out.

The Chief Justice, Ratu Jone Madraiwiwi, dismissed that but he required Mr Kun to direct his appeal to the Justice Minister, David Adeang, rather than the Secretary for Justice.

Whatever decision happens in Mr Kun's case is expected to also be applied to Dr Keke.

Three other Opposition MPs are still waiting for their chance to answer charges resulting from an anti government protest.

Roland Kun

Roland Kun Photo: Nauru government

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