23 Dec 2015

Last of Fijian group arrested on sedition charges bailed

8:08 pm on 23 December 2015

The Fiji High Court in Lautoka has granted bail to the 20 men and one woman charged with sedition and urging political violence.

Fiji court justice 2015

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FBC News reports these were the last of the accused who had been remanded in custody after being arrested three months ago.

Twenty of the 42 accused were granted bail two weeks ago.

They are on bail bonds of US$464 and directed to report to the nearest police stations each Saturday and Monday.

They are also restricted to meeting with no more than three people at a time outside of their families.

The group is next due in court on February 3.

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