COVID-19: Nine arrests in last two days

Police officers on patrol at a checkpoint during the curfew hours. Picture: SUPPLIED/FIJI POLICE

Nine arrests were recorded over the last two days for breach of curfew restrictions.

According to police, five arrests were recorded between Thursday 11pm to Friday 4am.

“Four arrests were recorded in the Southern Division while one arrest was recorded in the Eastern Division. The lone arrest recorded in the Eastern Division involved a 19-year-old man who  was found drunk in Nausori,” said Acting Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu.

He added the four arrests recorded in the Southern Division involved a juvenile and three others who were found in public.

“From Friday 11pm to Saturday 4am four reports were recorded. The Western Division recorded three cases while one report was recorded in the Central Division. Two men were arrested drunk in Lautoka while a woman was arrested at Waiyavi Stage 2.”

A 31-year-old man was arrested along Waimanu Road drunk and intoxicated.


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