Crime & Court

Legal Consultant Charged With Malicious Act For Social Media Post

A Legal Consultant has been charged after she allegedly posted a comment on social media claiming Police were responsible for the death of a remand prisoner after he was kept in custody at the Lautoka Police Station.
17 Apr 2020 09:27
Legal Consultant Charged With Malicious Act For Social Media Post

A Legal Consultant has been charged after she allegedly posted a comment on social media claiming Police were responsible for the death of a remand prisoner after he was kept in custody at the Lautoka Police Station.

The accused claimed through a Facebook comment that Police were suppressing the fact that the victim fell ill while in custody at the Lautoka Police Station although it had been clarified that the victim was a remand prisoner at the Lautoka Corrections Center at the time of his death.

She has been charged with one count of Malicious Act Contrary to Section 15 (a) of the Public Order Act 1969 and will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today.



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