9 Nov 2017

14 Fijians found guilty of sedition

6:35 pm on 9 November 2017

Fourteen Fijians have been found guilty of sedition today in the High Court in Lautoka.

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The group was charged in relation to alleged attempts to establish the Nadroga Navosa sovereign Christian state in 2014.

Thirteen were convicted on two counts of sedition, while another was found guilty of one count.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions said those convicted were free on bail before sentencing on November 24.

Two months ago another 15 Fijians were also convicted of sedition - 14 of them were jailed.

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