Labourer, 28, dies, three in police custody

Update: 11:21AM THREE men are in police custody following the death of a 28-year-old labourer of Lakena in Nausori over the weekend.

Assistant
Commissioner of Police and Chief of Intelligence and Investigations, Henry
Brown revealed in a statement the victim was allegedly assaulted by the three men in Nausori on Saturday night after a night out at a club.

“The
incident occurred at about 2300hrs and the victim was taken to the Nausori
Health Centre before he was transferred to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital
where he unfortunately succumbed to injuries sustained during the assault,” ACP
Brown said.