Senior company executive under investigation

September 22, 2023 12:06 pm

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The Fiji Police Force has confirmed that they are investigating a report where a 55-year-old farmer from Batiniyaka Settlement, Navua, was allegedly assaulted by a senior company executive and colleagues.

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Crime Mesake Waqa says the alleged assault occurred in 2018.

It is believed that the incident happened due to a dispute over a piece of the iTaukei land lease.

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Waqa confirms they received a report in this regard on Thursday.