Fiji Time: 5:55 PM on Wednesday 18 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Escapees in custody

Shayal Devi
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

TWO prisoners who escaped while in lock-up at the Nadi Police Station a month ago have been recaptured.

West Police media liaison officer Naina Ragigia said Deshwar Kishore Dutt and Dinesh Chand Pillay were both apprehended yesterday.

"Police arrested Dinesh in Nausori and after his arrest, we were able to track Deshwar in Navua," Mrs Ragigia said.

She said both had yet to be questioned.

"We want to thank members of the public as we have managed to recapture them with their help."

Meanwhile, one man was charged in relation to the robbery that occurred at a foreign exchange outlet in Nadi Town last week.

Mrs Ragigia said the man was produced in court on Monday afternoon.

"He has been charged with one count of aggravated robbery.

"We are still waiting for the medical report of one of three suspects arrested last Saturday before we can charge him and another accomplice."








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 0.63750.6185
JPY 55.628252.6282
GBP 0.39210.3841
EUR 0.45550.4435
NZD 0.68430.6513
AUD 0.64840.6234
USD 0.49010.4731

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 18th January, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ministry to defend its workers
  2. Fijian Jimmy Snuka dies
  3. Gift of horses
  4. Party politics
  5. Test for Baber
  6. Kiribati ready to work land
  7. No heavy vehicles on Bau road
  8. No official correspondence on Netanyahu visit
  9. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  10. Health setback

Top Stories this Week

  1. Brothers appear for alleged assault, granted bail Saturday (14 Jan)
  2. Barber opens new $75k investment Friday (13 Jan)
  3. Police investigate officer's testimony Friday (13 Jan)
  4. Kinoya sinkhole discovery, traffic restricted Thursday (12 Jan)
  5. Tractor to help farmers overcome labour shortage Friday (13 Jan)
  6. Institution faces probe Friday (13 Jan)
  7. QVS opening delayed Sunday (15 Jan)
  8. Snap search uncovers contraband in remand centre Sunday (15 Jan)
  9. Ministry to defend its workers Wednesday (18 Jan)
  10. Morning blaze destroys home Saturday (14 Jan)