Fiji Corrections Service

Fiji Corrections Service Farewells Retirees
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Fiji Corrections Service Farewells Retirees

Retiring this afternoon, were Principal Corrections Officer Vika Vereivalu who served 34 years, Corrections Officer ...

Fiji Corrections Service Donates To 10 Families
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Fiji Corrections Service Donates To 10 Families

“I really do not know what to say but thank you to the FCS for also remembering us, it has been a tough few weeks ...

Suspects Apprehended For Contrabands
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Suspects Apprehended For Contrabands

The incident has prompted the Fiji Corrections Service to send out another stern warning that those throwing in i...

Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj
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Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj

The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission wants to know why the arrest and detainment of Jone Masirew...

Number Of Inmates In Prison Alarms SDA Church Pastor
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Number Of Inmates In Prison Alarms SDA Church Pastor

FCS director rehabilitation, Senior Superintendent Salote Panapasa said members of the SDA church in correctional fa...

‘Leave Mum’s Grave Alone’
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‘Leave Mum’s Grave Alone’

Daughter Fatafehi speaks out after the grave of the former Speaker of Parliament, the late Dr Luveni, was desecrated...

FCS: Smuggling Attempt Foiled
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FCS: Smuggling Attempt Foiled

Two persons were caught by officers trying to drop off illegal items to inmates at the Nasinu Cemetery and have sin...

Fiji Corrections Service Remits $561,069 Back To Government
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Fiji Corrections Service Remits $561,069 Back To Government

A cheque of $561,069.44 was the generated profit from the Small Business Units (SBU) of the Fiji Corrections Service...

Vugakoto Stands Tall Among Men
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Vugakoto Stands Tall Among Men

It was more than a special day for firefighter graduate Neli Vugakoto. Not only was she among the 10 women who were ...

Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak
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Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak

The nature of our Correction Centers warranted this proactive stance by FCS to prevent the outbreak of measles in ou...

Prisons On High Alert For Attempted Breakouts
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Prisons On High Alert For Attempted Breakouts

They do not want a repeat of a breakout in December last year when seven inmates escaped from Naboro Maximum.

Vusonivere Makes Mum, Family Proud
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Vusonivere Makes Mum, Family Proud

Ms Tuikubulau said she was not surprised that her son scooped the Baton of Honour award because he was always discip...

50 Wooden Chests Completed By Naboro Inmates In 72 Hours For RKS Boarders: Commander Kean
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50 Wooden Chests Completed By Naboro Inmates In 72 Hours For RKS Boarders: Commander Kean

Fiji Corrections Service Commissioner Commander Francis Kean revealed this while handing over the wooden chests to S...

Brawl Strikes Fear At Old Capital, Police Special Response Unit Sent For Back-Up
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Brawl Strikes Fear At Old Capital, Police Special Response Unit Sent For Back-Up

Three Police officers suffer injuries after they tried to disperse a crowd of 20 men drinking at a public area.

PM Praises Superb Display By Disciplined Forces For The Fiji Day Parade
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PM Praises Superb Display By Disciplined Forces For The Fiji Day Parade

More than 400 personnel from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), RFMF Naval Division, Fiji Police Force and...

From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around
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From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around

Kaminieli Vakatalai from Waciwaci, Lakeba, Lau, is a completely changed man.

Five Volunteers Sign Up With Fiji Corrections Service To Be Mentors
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Five Volunteers Sign Up With Fiji Corrections Service To Be Mentors

This, for them, will be a golden opportunity to help the selected inmates. Five volunteers yesterday signed an agree...

More Elderly Prisoners Entering Corrections Centres Says Commissioner
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More Elderly Prisoners Entering Corrections Centres Says Commissioner

“The influx of elderly prisoners into our Corrections Centres is alarming, but the need to care and provide servic...

$98,000 Lautoka Remand Centre Visitors’ Room Upgrade Will Ensure Security, Safety Says Commisioner
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$98,000 Lautoka Remand Centre Visitors’ Room Upgrade Will Ensure Security, Safety Says Commisioner

Technology will play a key role to assist corrections personnel to execute their duties effectively.

Padre Tells All On Methodist Church’s Annual Bazaar Row
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Padre Tells All On Methodist Church’s Annual Bazaar Row

Reverend Josefa Tikoinatabua backs PM in controversy over invitation to open annual Methodist fundraising bazaar. He...

Old Korovou Prison Block Demolished Due Occupational, Health and Safety Issues Says Commissioner
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Old Korovou Prison Block Demolished Due Occupational, Health and Safety Issues Says Commissioner

Commissioner Kean said that the block which comprised the Main Cell Block, Awaiting Trial Block and Segregation Bloc...

2 Prisoners Died When Contraband Smuggling Went Wrong: Kean
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2 Prisoners Died When Contraband Smuggling Went Wrong: Kean

Commander Kean said the smuggling of contraband into Corrections Centres in Fiji continues to be a serious concern f...

Suva Cemetery Expansion Begins
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Suva Cemetery Expansion Begins

Work at Nasinu, he said, would start next year and when completed it would have 25,000 lots.

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage
Crime & Court

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage

Vasu and Kunatuba are charged with one count of abuse of office each by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corr...

Oppositions Motion To Increase Corrections’ Funding Defeated
Politics

Oppositions Motion To Increase Corrections’ Funding Defeated

The funds contribute to the purchasing of materials that will help inmates better their learning skills in starting ...

Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years
Crime & Court

Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years

The court heard that the property which the couple entered and stole the items from, belonged to Nesbitt Hazelman wh...

Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates From Province
Crime & Court

Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates From Province

As of yesterday there were a total of 234 inmates from the province of Tailevu in all prisons across the country.

Tributes Flow In For Beloved Corrections Officer
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Tributes Flow In For Beloved Corrections Officer

Before his untimely death Mr Nabulivou said Mr Rokowaqa had been an attachee with the FCS for a year, two months and...

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