Fiji Time: 5:51 PM on Tuesday 28 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Security under control

Luke Rawalai
Friday, June 20, 2014

SECURITY at Subrail Park during the Duavata Northern Crime Prevention Carnival continues to be the fundamental task of personnel at the Labasa Police Station.

Head of security at the carnival ground Inspector Uate Patemosi said since the beginning of the carnival, there had been no disturbances of any kind from the 3000 members of the public who continued to flock to Subrail Park every night.

Insp Patemosi said the mood in the ground was one of fun and celebration as people took advantage of the amusement rides and entertainment provided during in this week-long carnival.

"We are expecting more people to turn up as the carnival ends on Saturday night," he said.

"Business seems to be really good for food vendors at the ground and employees of both the government and private sector flock in during the day time to spend their lunch hour in the ground.

"Personnel continue to change shifts at the police booth in the ground for patrols and crowd control duties daily."

Meanwhile, stall vendor from Seaqaqa Meresiana Vugawai said the sale at her stall was proceeding well since day one.

Ms Vugawai said food stalls always ran out of food because of the number of people who turned up to the ground during day and at night.

Naduri Women's Crime Prevention committee president Filomena Katonivere said the women in their stall had been making more than $300 daily from the sale of food.





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 0.61720.5982
JPY 58.881855.8818
GBP 0.30370.2957
EUR 0.42650.4145
NZD 0.72210.6891
AUD 0.65400.6290
USD 0.47530.4583

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Dad dies, kids worry
  2. Distraught mum recalls promise
  3. Police investigate trio's death
  4. Ministry suspends teacher over alleged assault
  5. Truck takes a dip
  6. Poor continue to suffer
  7. Scholarship assistance
  8. Call to recognise, grow town into a city
  9. Attempts to salvage stranded vessel unsuccessful
  10. FSC to re-look at OHS

Top Stories this Week

  1. Beaten up Wednesday (22 Jul)
  2. Not guilty of rape Wednesday (22 Jul)
  3. Nightmare Thursday (23 Jul)
  4. Deaths haunt 15-year-old Monday (27 Jul)
  5. Nakasi rape suspect in court Sunday (26 Jul)
  6. Three dead Sunday (26 Jul)
  7. Tough battle Wednesday (22 Jul)
  8. Where's the money Friday (24 Jul)
  9. Truck sinks into town road Monday (27 Jul)
  10. Flying Fijians spoil Samoan celebrations Monday (27 Jul)