23rd July 09:22 PM
Jay Dhir Singh convicted of contempt of scandalizing the court
By Vijay Narayan
Thursday 14/06/2018
ATS Employees Trust Chairman Jay Dhir Singh (centre)

ATS Employees Trust Chairman, Jay Dhir Singh has been found guilty of contempt of scandalising the courts.

High Court Judge, Justice Mohamed Ajmeer has ruled that Singh has to pay summarily assessed costs of $4,500 to each applicant, totaling $9,000. The applicants were the Attorney General and Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji.

The hearing in penalty and mitigation has been adjourned to 10.30am on the 3rd of July.

The case was taken up by the Attorney General’s Office.

Singh made comments in a ATS Employees Trust press conference in Nadi that the judiciary is controlled by one minister.

Singh made these comments on the 19th of January.

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