Army seizes ministers' vehicles
ministers face house arrest
Tuesday December 05, 2006
Fiji's Military Forces says all Government Ministers will be under house arrest
by this afternoon.
And all ministers' vehicles and mobile phones will be seized today.
This morning four ministerial vehicles were seized from their homes by military
Land Force Commander Colonel Pita Driti confirmed that vehicles belonging
to Fisheries Minister Ilaitia Tuisese, Public Enterprise Minister, Savenaca
Draunidalo, State Minister for Women Asenaca Caucau, State Minister for Public
Utilities Samisoni Tikoinasau and Information Minister Isireli Leweniqila were
all taken between last night and this morning.
"All the other vehicles will be taken in today and I can confirm that they will
be under military protection," Col Driti told Fijilive.com.
He said the purpose was to keep the ministers under house arrest while the clean
up campaign is being carried out.