2 Jun 2020

Fiji Govt MP charged with assaulting wife

2:57 pm on 2 June 2020

A Fiji government MP has appeared in court, charged with assaulting his wife.

41-year-old Rohit Ritesh Sharma faced one count of Assault Causing Actual Bodily Harm.

Fiji First MP, Rohit Ritesh Sharma

Fiji First MP, Rohit Ritesh Sharma Photo: Facebook

He is reported to have attacked his wife at a house in Davuilevu on Sunday.

Mr Sharma, who is a member of Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama's Fiji First Party, was released on bail.

He was told to surrender his travel documents and report to a police post every Sunday.

A restraining order was also issued against him.

Mr Sharma is due back in court on 13 October.