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Police warn those who illegally burn cane

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Update: 3:21PM POLICE are issuing a stern warning to individuals who illegally burn sugar cane.

This follows three reports which they received of those setting fire to crops in the Western Division.

At midday yesterday an unknown person set fire to the sugar cane farm costing 150 tonnes of matured plant valued at $9000.

Another 60 tonnes of matured sugar cane was set on fire valued at $4000 in another property in Lautoka.

In another incident at Naboutini, Sabeto an unknown person set fire to 100 tonne of matured sugarcane, valued at $6275.

Police say those caught will be charged if found guilty.

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