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Stabbing suspect in custody

Luisa Qiolevu
Friday, March 09, 2018

THE man who is believed to have allegedly caused the death of his wife by stabbing her remains in police custody.

Divisional police commander North Senior Superintendent of Police Verani Nakauyaca said the suspect was being questioned by police at the Labasa Police Station yesterday.

"We have taken him in for questioning in regards to the incident," SSP Nakauyaca said.

It is believed the suspect allegedly stabbed his wife, 22-year-old Amelia Babitu — a third year student at the TISI Sangam College of Nursing in Labasa.

The alleged incident happened early on Wednesday morning at Vakamasisuasua Industrial area in Labasa.

On Wednesday, director of police intelligence Senior Superintendent of Police Vakacegu Toduadua said the girl had allegedly died from the stab wounds she received. He said they would treat the alleged incident as murder.

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