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Tudravu says investigations will be conducted thoroughly in relation to the complaint against Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Tudravu says investigations will be conducted thoroughly in relation to the complaint against Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

By Vijay Narayan , Dhanjay Deo
Friday 20/11/2020
Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu

Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu is today giving his assurance that investigations will be conducted thoroughly in relation to the complaint against Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.

Tudravu is asking members of the public to be mindful of the fact that this is a report of an allegation that dates back more than 3 decades so it will take time for investigators to conduct their work.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions returned Sayed-Khaiyum’s investigation file to Police for further investigation last week.

Police had earlier confirmed that a complaint has been lodged against Sayed-Khaiyum at the Totogo Police Station.

The complainant, Veronica Malani and her family had said that they were lodging the complaint that has to do with alleged human rights abuses.

Malani is alleging that Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and his associates organised the making and detonation of home bombs around Viti Levu in order to injure and harm known Fijian targets sympathetic to the interim government, following the coups of May and September, 1987 by Sitiveni Rabuka.

The Force had said that initial information indicates that three people were charged for those alleged incidents and were subsequently dealt with in court.

Malani who is a former employee of the Land Transport Authority was charged by FICAC earlier this year.

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