5 Mar 2013

Fiji police to verify contents of video showing two men being brutally beaten

11:06 am on 5 March 2013

The Fiji police say they will have to verify contents of a video which show two men being brutally beaten up by other men.

The video that has been published on the internet and circulated via mobile phones, shows two men in handcuffs being repeatedly beaten by pipes and other items.

One of the men who is in the video is reportedly prison escapee Epeli Qaraniqio, who had his leg amputated after being caught in September last year.

Police spokesman, Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri was alerted to the video by FBC News.

He says police will have to identify where the incident took place as well as who are in the video before they can make an official comment