Police release two Fiji trade unionists

Fiji Nursing Association general secretary Salanieta Matiavi inside the Totogo Police Station in Suva on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

TWO trade unionists have been released, while two others are still being questioned by Police.

The two who have been released are Fiji Nursing Association general secretary Salanieta Matiavi and Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) industrial officer Shiu Lingam.

FTUC general secretary Felix Anthony is still being questioned along with Fijian Teachers Association general secretary Paula Manumanunitoga.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro confirmed these adding investigations were continuing.

Police had earlier confirmed that Mr Anthony was questioned for an alleged breach of the Public Order Act, while the other three were also questioned for an alleged breach of the law.

They, however, did not disclose which part of the law the three are alleged to have breached.

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