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Policewoman allegedly bashed

Luke Rawalai
Monday, September 11, 2017

THE recent women police constables awards night celebrations in Labasa turned sour after a policewoman was allegedly bashed by her husband after a heated dispute, landing the officer in a serious condition in hospital.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Bystanders at the scene alleged the woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after her husband allegedly hit her head repeatedly with a piece of timber.

A bystander, who preferred to speak on anonymity and who was also one of the first to respond to the helpless officer, claimed the officer was allegedly beaten and dumped in a drain near her home at Nailawa, Labasa

She claimed that prior to the incident, she heard a commotion from the couple's house, where police officers were drinking after the awards night.

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