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A-G Hears ‘The Truth’

A-G Hears ‘The Truth’
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum (right) in Vunivutu, Labasa on March 10, 2018. Photo: Wati Talebula
March 11
12:00 2018

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum was yesterday invited to Vunivutu in Labasa for a meeting.

Coincidently the meeting was held at the same venue where some months ago National Federation Party Member of Parliament Parmod Chand is alleged to have made some controversial remarks.

When informed of this by the Headteacher of Lagalaga Sanatan Primary School, Rajend Prasad, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum expressed surprise and asked those present what had actually transpired.

He also assured people that if they spoke the truth, they had nothing to fear.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum was called by members of the community who discussed with him what was allegedly said by Mr Chand.

They also took the opportunity to clarify a number of things such as the Fijian Government’s debt level and appointments.

Subhash Chand, Hemant Prasad and Sunita Devi were also at the meeting where about 50 people had gathered to meet the Acting Prime Minister.

Mr Chand recounted to Mr Sayed-Khaiyum the same things he had earlier told the Fiji Sun.

He alleged that the provisional NFP candidate had claimed that Fiji had taken a lot of loans from Iraq and Iran, among other things regarding the Muslim and South India population in Fiji.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum informed them that no one was disallowed from campaigning but it was important that campaigns were on issues and not personalised and, were based on truth and not on lies and falsehood.

He commended the bravery of the three who had come forward and spoke out without any fear. People present there also confirmed that NFP’s Mr Chand had held a meeting in Vunivutu.

Edited by George Kulamaiwasa

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