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Dr Hawea being questioned for allegedly sharing misinformation on COVID-19

August 25, 2021 12:18 pm
Doctor Jone Hawea

Doctor Jone Hawea is currently in Police custody and being questioned in Suva by the Criminal Investigation Department.

Police confirms the former Ministry of Health surgeon is being questioned for allegedly sharing misinformation on the COVID-19 situation.

Doctor Hawea was taken in from his residence in Lautoka late last night and FBC News has been informed he has been transported to Suva.

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His lawyer Aman Ravindra Singh says he is just waiting for a few details to be confirmed before he releases any information.

Doctor Hawea has in recent past made numerous claims in relation to COVID-19, the vaccine and also about other issues pertaining to the pandemic.

Earlier, Minister for Health, Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete had confirmed that Doctor Hawea was not registered and has no authority to be holding out to be a medical practitioner.

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