Fijian faces multiple charges in Australia

September 17, 2022 12:30 pm

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A Sydney Court has lifted a name suppression order against Ratu Meli Bainimarama.

He is facing multiple charges of assault and domestic violence in Australia

Ratu Meli Bainimarama is charged with 17 offences, including common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, stalking, and intentionally choking a person without consent.

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He is also accused of destroying or damaging property and intentionally distributing an intimate image without consent.

Ratu Meli, the son of Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, is believed to have been residing in Sydney for the past few months.

The Fijian national is currently on bail, and his matter is due back in court on October 13.

Ratu Meli is yet to enter a plea.