Close to 2000 in rehab centres

Update: 2:22PM THE Fiji Corrections Services has a total of 1889 inmates being rehabilitated in the different correction facilities around the country.

This was highlighted by the Fiji Corrections Service director Rehabilitation Isireli Dausiga during his presentation at a community awareness program at the Lami Parish hall this morning.

Out of the 1889, 1122 are iTaukei inmates.

While speaking to close to 40 members of the Lami community, Mr Dausiga said of the iTaukei inmates, the Tailevu province recorded the highest of 232 inmates.

The Lau province was in second place with a total of 175 and the Lomaiviti province recording 127 inmates.

The community awareness program is being facilitated by the Fiji Police Force and the National Substance Abuse Advisory Council.

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