New Zealand journalists questioned and released by Fiji Police

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THREE New Zealand journalists who were taken in for questioning by Fijian Police in Suva this for alleged criminal trespass have been questioned and released.

Fiji’s Commissioner of Police Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho clarified that the three were never locked up in a cell and were in the CID office at Totogo Police Station.

“No further action will be taken,” Brig-Gen Qiliho said.

“The three were provided meals, taken to a restaurant to get their dinner and this morning were in the care of officers from the Tourist Police in their office where they were given breakfast and coffee was brought in for them,” he added.

Brig-Gen Qiliho said contrary to media reports of the three being jailed, the three were never detained in any cell and were well looked after by Police officers.