Inspection of the kitchen storeroom at CWM Hospital early this year revealed that dry goods were not properly stored and the kitchen where patientsí meal were prepared were in need of repair with toilet that were not properly cleaned and looked unhygienic, the Auditor General revealed in his 2013 report.
The Department of Immigrationís did not prepare an action plan to eradicate trafficking in person for Child Trafficking in Fiji despite funds set aside for them by the United Nation International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
After the announcement of the team to the International Cricket Councilís (ICC) East-Asia Pacific (EAP) regionís Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League Qualifiers in Lismore next month, Cricket Fiji has now turned its attention to the Senior Menís De
She was supposed to tie the knot in three week’s time, but all plans have now been put on hold and all happy thoughts replaced with uncertainty and hope that 23-year-old Gayatri Devi will not succumb to injuries sustained in an attack that killed her mother and her grandfather in Labasa on Monday.
Devi is in critical condition fighting for her life at the Labasa Hospital ICU after she was struck with an axe by her estranged step father who had earlier axed to death her mother and grandfather on that fateful Monday morning at Vunivau in Labasa.
Her mother, 53-year-old Amra Wati and grandfather, Madho Mehta, 93, died instantly. Devi only managed to escape further attack when her screams of help at 1.30am alerted her elder brother who resides next door.
One of Devi’s family members, Narain Sami Reddy who is a farmer in Valebasoga told FijiLive, the brother who is still in state of shock ran to the deceased’s house and took the axe from their step father.
Reddy said the 57-year-old suspect who is still being questioned by Labasa police usually reside in the United States and hardly came to Fiji. He had only returned from Australia recently. He is the second husband of the deceased and they didn’t have any children together.
The deceased’s late husband whom she had three children with, an insurance officer had died 10 years ago, two years before she remarried.
“Lalita (Amra Wati) always looked after her father-in-law, Madho Mehta and was a very loving lady who had two daughters and a son from her first husband,” Reddy added.
An emotional Reddy said that this incident has shocked their entire family.
“Gayatri was supposed to be getting married after three weeks and the whole family was eager for her wedding as it was a time for the entire family to come together from Fiji and abroad to celebrate this occasion,” Reddy added.
The family believes that the incident could have stem from issues regarding money.
The post mortem of the two deceased is going to be conducted today.
Fiji Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said, "The 57-year-old man is still under interrogation by Labasa Police."
Change to see Fund returns to purposeChanges soon to be implemented by the Fiji National Provident Fund where it will secure 70 per cent of members' funds and allow members' the 30 per cent for their use, is not new and one that had been in the pipeline since 2012, says fund chief executive Aisake Taito.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.