Police appeal for information on alleged explosion at Maui Bay

The Fiji Police Force is appealing to members of the public for information that could assist investigators in identifying individuals allegedly behind an alleged explosion at Maui Bay in Sigatoka last Sunday.

“Anyone who was at or near the Maui Bay picnic spot between 3pm to 4pm on July 25, 2021, and may have seen individuals acting in a suspicious manner is requested to call Crime Stoppers on 919 or 8901667,” Police stated.

“This is in relation to an investigation of an alleged explosion that was reported on Sunday.

“It has been confirmed after consultation with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Explosive Unit that it was a line thrower and not a bomb or missile.

“A line thrower is a tool used for water rescue used on vessels.

“However, we are trying to gather information on the person or persons involved in the incident on Sunday between 3pm and 4pm and request anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activities to call Crime Stoppers on 919 or 8901667.”

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