20 Jul 2009

Fiji's police commissioner rules out permit for Methodist conference

7:34 pm on 20 July 2009

Fiji's Police Commissioner Commodore Esala Teleni says he will not allow anymore permits to the Methodist church in regards to their wanting to hold its annual conference as scheduled.

The Methodist church says they will apply for another permit to hold the annual conference in Rewa.

Esala Teleni has told Radio Fiji the church will be wasting its time, as he will not authorize any permits for them.

The Police Commissioner says they'll stick to the decision of the Military Commander and Interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama that there will be no annual conference 2009 and that is final.

Teleni says he does not know why the Methodist church is trying to apply for a permit he says its no use for the church to apply when they know that no permits will be granted.