Fiji Time: 8:48 AM on Thursday 26 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Police await results

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, May 01, 2014

POLICE are yet to charge the 21-year-old suspect alleged to have murdered a 34-year-old farmer of Uma Village on Rabi Island at the weekend.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro yesterday said the suspect was still in custody at the Savusavu Police Station.

"At the moment, we are also waiting for the post-mortem examination to be carried out," she confirmed.

"Once we have the post-mortem (examination) results, we will then charge the suspect. Investigations into the matter continue."

It was earlier reported the two allegedly fought while drinking with three other men during a party on Saturday night.

Police earlier said a 12-year-old girl discovered the body of the deceased at the village centre the next morning.

The victim was pronounced dead while awaiting emergency evacuation at the Rabi Health Centre.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62450.6055
JPY 52.949449.9494
GBP 0.32420.3162
EUR 0.42680.4148
NZD 0.71190.6789
AUD 0.66510.6401
USD 0.47760.4606

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 25th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Hayne, Ryan miss out
  2. Hayne, Ryan, nowhere in sight
  3. Fiji Airways gives free trip to 7s players
  4. Heroes welcomed by excited crowd
  5. Kicking and screaming in the jungle
  6. Vodafone Fiji 7s heroes have arrived
  7. FNPF money by deception: woman charged
  8. Fiji offers help
  9. Heroes back home
  10. Welcome home boys

Top Stories this Week

  1. A costly 'blunder' Saturday (21 May)
  2. Woman fronts court over FNPF cheques Thursday (19 May)
  3. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  4. Ryan gutted Tuesday (24 May)
  5. Where to after Rio Thursday (19 May)
  6. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  7. 7s taboo Friday (20 May)
  8. Hayne's Rio barrier Monday (23 May)
  9. Senior citizen's alleged murder angers police Saturday (21 May)
  10. Ryan eyes Olympics gold Saturday (21 May)