"Muslims in Fiji have no reason to be oppressed as our country has allowed peaceful existence for all faiths."He's not taking into consideration that radicalization can happen anywhere, and for many reasons. The fact they went to Pakistan to study is an indication that they were either radicalized beforehand,
or after they got there.
Fijian police and Interpol are investigating the claims which they are taking "very seriously." Violating counter-terrorism laws is a major crime in Fiji.
Of course local Muslims deny the possibility that some of their own have turned extremist.