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Police probe illegal gravel extraction

Luke Rawalai
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

THE investigation into the alleged illegal extraction of gravel from Nasoata in Savusavu is progressing.

This was revealed by North Divisional Crime Officer ASP Salaseini Vakatuturagani during the Cakaudrove Provincial Council meeting.

Responding to queries from landowners, ASP Vakatuturagani assured them the police have yet to finish taking statements from witnesses. He added the police would move to Viti Levu to question two suspects.

"Police are doing their work and we will ensure these culprits are brought to justice," she assured members of the council.

Also speaking during the meeting, Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu told the council the extraction of gravel from rivers and lands without proper consultation with resource owners was illegal.

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