Fiji Time: 4:15 PM on Saturday 25 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Police warn those who illegally burn cane

By TORIKA TOKALAU
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.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fijian accused of killing ex-partner
  2. Gospel shines
  3. Smart watch goes on sale
  4. Keeping it sexually safe
  5. $18m brew house
  6. Airline confirms position still vacant
  7. Lal bags another medal to his list
  8. LTA warns bus drivers against incomplete routes
  9. Blues prepare for Ba in Fiji FACT opener
  10. Cyber park interest

Top Stories this Week

  1. Gang rape Monday (20 Apr)
  2. Bloody Sunday Monday (20 Apr)
  3. Death shatters dream Monday (20 Apr)
  4. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  5. Wish for son's death Monday (20 Apr)
  6. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  7. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  8. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  9. Man dies in road accident Sunday (19 Apr)
  10. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)