|DECEMBER D-Day: Skeletons in the 2006 Coup cupboard. And below: Francis Kean (left) seems to be 'missing' from the Naval base.|
Denials and clarifications today from the illegal regime over the arrest of Henry Brown and the absence of Francis Kean from the Naval base.
Coupfourpointfive reported earlier this week that Brown was held at QEB over the Easter weekend and was released on Monday.
Tackled about it today by Fiji Live, police spokesman, Atunaisa Sokomuri, 'refuted' the Fiji Police's chief operations officer was taken in by Frank Bainimarama's special forces.
Our informers say Sokomuri is trying to bury the Brown arrest because it reveals the regime's fear about Brown and others investigating corruption, like excessive salaries, and the 2006 Coup.
Brown, whose been helping CID officers conduct key investigations, has been privy to a lot of confidential and sensitive information, including the files on Bainimarama the DPP has said will not result in any charges because of lack of evidence.
But there's other statements, which were never submitted and which have been kept for future reference. These will be used when democracy returns to the country and will serve as a passport to freedom for some officers.
Coupfourpointfive bloggers have also been quick to note that Bainimarama's brother-in-law, Kean, hasn't been seen at the base.
Today, Bainimarama told Fiji Live that Kean has not been replaced. Quote: “He is still the Navy Commander but has got an extra job,” before clamming up.
Editor's Note: In another development in the police force, the position of the deputy commissioner of police, Seikeli Lageri, who was accused of corrupt behaviour along with Brown, has taken extended leave. His job, meanwhile, was advertised in the Fiji Sun over Easter.