Fiji Time: 2:14 PM on Monday 24 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Missing voter ID cards

Serafina Silaitoga
Thursday, December 06, 2012

THE police have received reports of missing identification cards belonging to people who have registered for the 2014 elections.

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri confirmed yesterday that reports had been received at police stations around Vanua Levu and that these reports had been received weekly.

"We have also received some in Viti Levu and there is quite a number of reports of missing voter ID cards in the central area," he said.

"Suva is one of the areas that is quite affected by the missing ID cards for the 2014 elections, so we are asking people to please take care of their cards.

"It is an important document that will take them to the polls in 2014."

Insp Sokomuri said the police had started investigations into reports lodged by a group of people. Elections permanent secretary Mere Vuniwaqa also confirmed receiving reports of the missing ID cards.

However, she said the number of missing cards was not significant and that statistics had been prepared to ascertain the number.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. President Xi leaves impression on leaders
  2. Deal on NZ jobs
  3. Job opportunities
  4. Stand by big brothers
  5. Out of wedlock births up
  6. Dragons win 7s title
  7. Growth forecast
  8. Healing sanctuary
  9. Hygienic home
  10. Archbishop lauds graduates

Top Stories this Week

  1. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  2. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  3. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  4. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  5. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  6. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)
  7. WHAT FIJI WILL GET Thursday (20 Nov)
  8. PM says sorry Thursday (20 Nov)
  9. Big cheer for a PM of good tidings Thursday (20 Nov)
  10. MPs boycott Wednesday (19 Nov)