23rd August 07:00 PM
Investigations underway after allegation of assault of 20-year-old remand prisoner
By Vijay Narayan
Friday 19/07/2019

The Fiji Corrections Service is continuing it’s internal investigation into an allegation of an assault on a 20 year old remand prisoner at the Suva Remand Centre last week.

The remand prisoner’s father, Atunaisa Mocelutu is claiming that his son was allegedly assaulted by some Corrections Officers after he was found with a contraband item.

Commissioner Francis Kean says they have recieved the complaint and invited the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission to visit the Suva Remand Centre, which they did on Thursday.

The internal investigations continue.

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