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More Lenient Sentences To Terrorists

Issue No: 286 13 December 2000

More terrorists have been given lenient sentences by the Magistrates Court in Fiji.

27 terrorists charged for forcefully entering and taking over the Savusavu Police Station and the army camp there at the height of the hostage crisis, were taken to the Savusavu Magistrate's Court yesterday.

In another case, another 15 were charged for taking over the Tukavesi Police Post near Savusavu.

The terrorists were bound over for $200 each by the Magistrate Eparama Rokoika.

Rokoika was appointed magistrate by the Qarase regime.

END 13 December 2000


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