Corrections officer appears on assault charge; bailed

A SENIOR officer of the Fiji Corrections Service (FEO) was granted bail by the Suva Magistrates Court today.

Seremaia Bakeiyasawa unlawfully assaulted his wife last Friday at the Naboro Prison Complex.

He appeared before Magistrate Waleen George.

Mr Bakeiyasawa committed the alleged act during a drinking party at the single men’s barracks in Naboro where they were celebrating his next job posting.

He will reappear in court on May 29.