21 Jul 2003

Two Fiji soldiers sentenced for their role in 2000 mutiny

10:10 am on 21 July 2003

Two Fiji soldiers who pleaded guilty to a charge of mutiny in November 2000 have been jailed.

Sergeant Manoa Bonafasio has been given five and a half years while Private Maikeli Bukasila has received three years.

The court martial of 21 other soldiers who have pleaded not guilty resumes today.