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Arrests Attempt To Derail Political Party Campaign, Says Sakiasi Ditoka

The People’s Alliance gen­eral secretary, Sakiasi Dito­ka, said the arrest and ques­tioning of deputy leader and candidate, Dan Loben­dahn, was an attempt to derail the party’s campaign and muzzle its candidates.
06 Dec 2022 18:30
Arrests Attempt To Derail Political Party Campaign, Says Sakiasi Ditoka
Dan Lobendahn(left) and Lynda Tabuya.(Right). Photo: Leon Lord

The People’s Alliance gen­eral secretary, Sakiasi Dito­ka, said the arrest and ques­tioning of deputy leader and candidate, Dan Loben­dahn, was an attempt to derail the party’s campaign and muzzle its candidates.

Mr Lobendahn was ar­rested in relation to a cam­paign called Rock the Vote, which was seen as a form of vote buying by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption.

“We wish to reassure our fellow candidates, our vot­ers, our supporters and our partner, the National Feder­ation Party not to be moved by this fear mongering and bully tactics,” he said.

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Story By: josefa.babitu@fijisun.com.fj



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