The Suva Magistrates Court has today further extended the bench warrant against Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara.
Ratu Tevita has been charged with uttering seditious comments.
The prosecution told Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili that they are considering prosecution in absentia.
The matter has been ongoing in the Magistrates court since 2011.
The case has been adjourned to August 30.