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False info warning

Shayal Devi
Friday, January 10, 2014

MEMBERS of the public are being warned to refrain from giving false information to public servants.

The police advice follows a fake kidnapping report in Sigatoka a week ago.

According to police West media officer Naina Ragigia, the complainant alleged her daughter had been kidnapped and a search was subsequently conducted.

Instead, she said, police discovered the supposed kidnapping was done to tarnish the reputation of the supposed suspect.

Mrs Ragigia said under Section 201 of the Crime Decree and Criminal Procedure Decree, it was an offence to give false information to a person in the public service.

"People are reminded once again to refrain from giving false information to civil servants as the penalties are severe."








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