Trade unionist released on bail

Fiji Trade Union Congress General Secretary Felix Anthony outside the Fiji Police CID/HQ in Toorak after he was charged for breach of public order act and produced in court this afternoon. Picture: RAMA

NATIONAL Union of Workers (NUW) general secretary Felix Anthony was released on bail by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.

Mr Anthony appeared before Magistrate Waleen George yesterday, charged with one count of malicious acts.

Mr Anthony was alleged to have knowingly spread abroad by word of mouth, to Fiji Times journalist Felix Chaudhary, false news relating to the expiry of Water Authority of Fiji’s workers contracts, false news which tended to create or foster public anxiety.

Full report in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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