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Looting suspects face court

Repeka Nasiko
Friday, December 21, 2012

LOOTERS caught red-handed at the peak of Cyclone Evan in Lautoka will appear before the Magistrates Court in Lautoka today.

Divisional police prosecutor west Anil Prasad said 15 people would appear in a special court proceeding.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro confirmed 12 men and two women had been charged with burglary and theft for allegedly breaking in and stealing $20,000 worth of groceries from a supermarket wholesale bulk between the 17th and 18th of this month.

In a separate incident, a 24-year-old man has been charged with burglary and theft.

He is alleged to have stolen $2000 worth of liquor and cigarettes from Shop n Save supermarket in Lautoka.

All will appear in a special court sitting at 2pm.


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