Crime & Court

3 To Appear In Court For Positing False Information On Social Media

All three are alleged to have posted false information on social media in relation to the COVID-19 situation which created panic and fear among the general public.
26 Mar 2020 09:44
3 To Appear In Court For Positing False Information On Social Media

Three people will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with allegedly spreading false information on social media in relation to the COVID-19 situation in Fiji.

The accused persons’ are a 36year old woman residing in Nadali, a 53year old woman residing at Muanikoso and a 32year old bank officer in Suva.

All have been charged with one count of Malicious Act Contrary to Section 15 (a) of the Public Order Act of 1969.

All three are alleged to have posted false information on social media in relation to the COVID-19 situation which created panic and fear among the general public.

All three will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today.

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