Police officers face murder charges

THE two police officers who were alleged to have murdered Joseua Lalauvaki following an altercation outside a Suva nightclub on September 2 this year have been charged.

According to a statement by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions issued this afternoon, Kelepi Duri Tautaumacala Kolinisau and Selema Tikoenaburevere were today charged with murder and will be produced at the Suva Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

The late Joseua died at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital on October 11, 2018 as a result of injuries allegedly sustained by him as a result of police assaults.

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