12 Feb 2018

Fiji journos questioned over airport workers lockout article

From , 4:02 pm on 12 February 2018

The police in Fiji have taken Islands Business journalists and a director of the publication in for questioning over an article it published on Friday.

Director Netani Rika said he was picked up by three detectives from his Suva home on Sunday morning for questioning over the article about the recent Air Terminal Services lockout.

The publication's managing director, Samisoni Pareti, and journalist Nanise Volau were also taken in by police, questioned and their laptops and phones taken before they were released last night.

Mr Rika told Sally Round he expects poilice questioning to resume later in the week.

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