SODELPA MP Bulitavo loses seat

SODELPA MP Mosese Bulitavo loses his seat in Parliament after he was convicted on sedition charges. Picture: FT FILE

SODELPA MP Mosese Bulitavo loses his seat in Parliament after he was convicted on sedition charges. Picture: FT FILE

Update: 6:16PM MOSESE Bulitavo loses his seat in Parliament immediately after he was convicted on sedition charges.

The SODELPA MP along with businessman and Fiji United Freedom Party leader Jagath Karunaratne were charged for graffiti, which was spray painted on billboards in August 2011.

Suva Magistrate Deepika Prakash convicted the duo today and will deliver sentencing on April 19.

Lautoka-based lawyer Aman Ravindra-Singh represented Mr Karunaratne while Suva lawyer Barbara Malimali acted for Mr Bulitavo.