The High Chief of Rewa Ro Teimumu Kepa and two Methodist Church ministers have been released on bail after appearing in court this afternoon.
Ro Teimumu Kepa was charged with Contravening Public Order Act, Breaching of Public Emergency Regulations and Inciting against Public Order by publishing a letter on the internet.
The State prosecutor was regime appointed DPP John Rabuku.
Charges against Reverends Ame Tugaue and Tuikilakila Waqairatu are Contravening Public Order Act and Contravening permit to hold meeting.
In a packed courtroom Magistrate Eparama Rokoika ordered the three to appear in three weeks time and pay $500 bail.
They were asked to surrender their passports and told not to associate with former church presidents Manasa Lasaro and Kanailagi.
Savuloni Baleinatabua represented Ro Teimumu and Aseri Vakaloma represented the two church ministers.
62 year old Ro Teimumu is the widow of the late chief justice Sailosi Kepa.
Coupfourpointfive has been told that another member of the Church's Standing Committee, Viliame Gonelevu, is still in police custody.