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Man attacks wife, lands in hospital

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Update: 3:30PM A 53-YEAR-OLD man from Tauvegavega, Ba, is admitted at the Ba Mission Hospital after he allegedly attacked his 50-year-old partner with a knife.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident occurred yesterday afternoon. 

She said the suspect tried to take his own life after seriously injuring the victim.

"The suspect is alleged to have struck his 50 year old wife with a cane knife several times and later fled the scene where it is alleged he also tried to take his own life," she said.

"The victim is now admitted at Women's Trauma Ward, Lautoka Hospital in stable condition.

"Investigations continue."

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