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Students released

Salaseini Moceiwai
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

POLICE have released eight male students who were in custody in relation to a drinking party that landed a girl in hospital over the weekend.

Spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the boys, some of whom were juveniles from a western school, were interviewed and released.

"The incident happened on (last) Friday night near a tramline in Labasa," he said.

"The girl has been medically-examined and also sent home. The medical report stated that she was intoxicated with liquor.

"As for the students, no charges have been laid on them yet as their case has been forwarded to the divisional crime officer northern for her opinion."

It was earlier reported the girl was found lying near the tramline on Saturday morning.