Beware of fake news on ammunition supply – R.C.Manubhai

Beware of fake news on ammunition supply – R.C.Manubhai

By Vijay Narayan
Wednesday 19/02/2020

R. C. Manubhai and Company Pte Ltd has labelled fake news spread by Facebook trolls claiming that "Indo-Fijians are buying ammunition to go to war with the iTaukei", as a sick attempt to incite fear and hate.

R.C. Manubhai has clarified that they import hunting grade ammunition which is provided to licensed farmers who hunt pigeons, wild pigs and wild dogs.

Company Director, Bhavesh Kumar says it is quite sad that Facebook trolls have decided to spread this fake news causing fear among Fijians and discrediting their company which has served Fijians for decades.

Kumar says ammunition is only released to farmers who have a valid license obtained from the Fiji Police Force on a yearly basis and they have strict procedures, guidelines and documentation requirements for any ammunition to be released to a licenced gun owner which is further audited by Police.

All civillian gun owners must be licensed, and their weapons individually registered with Police.

Private firearms are restricted to hunting and sport shooting only and require the same stringent requirements.

Kumar urges Fijians to be wary of fake news on Facebook.

 


Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Fijiana Drua historic win in Super W
The historic Super W win by the Rooster Chicken sponsored Fijiana Drua sets the platform for the Fijiana 15s side as they will play in the Women’s ...
25 days ago

Revised 2021-2022 National Budget passed in parliament
VAT to be zero rated for 21 items from 1st April 2022 and current 20 cents fuel tax to be removed - AG
58 days ago

Revised Budget consultations
Budget consultations held by the Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.  Mon 28th Feb Tue 08th Mar Wed ...
68 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Fiji crowned Toulouse 7s champions beating Ireland 29-17 in the Cup Final
The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team has won the Toulouse 7s with a 5 try blitz beating Ireland 29-17 in the Cup Final early this morning. Elia Canakai...
6 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
London 7s pools confirmed
The Fiji Airways Men's 7s side is pooled with USA, Wales and Spain in the London 7s. Ireland leads Pool B with Argentina, South Africa and Kenya ...
3 hours ago

Toulouse 7s: Fijiana 7s takes 3rd place beating Ireland 26-10
The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team beat Ireland 26-10 in the bronze medal play-off at the Toulouse 7s in France. Alowesi Nakoci scored 2 tries in ...
6 hours ago

Toulouse 7s: Fijiana 7s beaten 24-14 by New Zealand in the semi final
The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team went down fighting 24-14 to New Zealand in their cup semi final clash at the Toulouse 7s in France. Reapi ...
10 hours ago

Toulouse 7s: Fiji through to the cup final after beating Samoa 28-7
Vuiviawa Naduvalo came off the bench to score two tries as Fiji beat Samoa 28-7 in their semi final clash at the Toulouse 7s in France. The win ...
10 hours ago

Tuiteci claims he was verbally abused and threatened
Former proposed SODELPA candidate Seremaia Tuiteci has claimed that the General Secretary of SODELPA Lenaitasi Duru swore at him during a meeting ...
16 hours ago

TOP