The Director Internal Affairs, Acting Senior Superintendent of Police, Mohammed Talib Khan has been charged with one count of abuse of office.
The matter was called at the Suva Magistrates’ Court today.
It is alleged that on April 13th, 2017, Khan, as the Acting Superintendent of Police, directed the unlawful arrest and detention of a person, in abuse of the authority of his office and which was an arbitrary act.
Khan has pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Bail was granted to the accused under strict conditions.
The matter has been adjourned to 4 December 2020.